A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us1000gin0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gin0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 00:32:59 / August 19, 2018 @ 12:32 am. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:32:59 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 520.06 km (323 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2003° West, -17.9445° South, depth 520.06 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-eight, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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