A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 10:14:58 / October 30, 2020 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 515.33 km (320 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:14:58 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.3161° East, -25.9092° South, depth 515.33 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c7x8. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7x8.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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