A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 18:28:57 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.2063° West, latitude -17.8441° South, depth = 555.43 km. Unique identifier: us1000gef5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gef5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 06:28:57 / August 21, 2018 @ 6:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 555.43 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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