A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 02:19:03 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.32 km (70 miles). 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: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 14:19:03 / June 8, 2019 @ 2:19 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.0046 West, latitude -25.2028 South, depth = 113.32 km. Unique identifier: us70003x7u. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003x7u.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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