A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 489.88 km (304 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 20:33:37 / March 23, 2020 @ 8:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.6771 East, latitude -25.3113 South, depth = 489.88 km. Id of earthquake: us70008eri. Event ids that are associated: us70008eri. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:33:37 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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