A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 575.52 km (358 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gil8. Event ids that are associated: us1000gil8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:07 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9872° West, latitude -17.9146° South, depth = 575.52 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 00:39:07 / August 19, 2018 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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