A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:14:47 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 05:14:47 / June 18, 2019 @ 5:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2407 East, latitude -25.5032 South, depth = 598.65 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004294. Id of event: us60004294. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.65 km (372 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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