A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 185 km S of Matavai, Samoa (115 miles). Exact location, longitude -171.8389° West, latitude -15.6939° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006378. Id of event: us60006378. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:52:37 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 08:52:37 / October 26, 2019 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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