A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.5303 West, latitude -23.2831 South, depth = 490.68 km. Global time and date of event 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 19:28:47 / January 28, 2020 @ 7:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70007k4c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007k4c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 490.68 km (305 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:28:47 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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