A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.34 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/18 / 2018-12-18 20:38:32 / December 18, 2018 @ 8:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.3637° West, latitude -25.6438° South, depth = 124.34 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iuw4. Id of event: us2000iuw4. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:38:32 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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