A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Fiji region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7tm. Unique identifier: us7000c7tm. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:34:22 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 02:34:22 / October 30, 2020 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5061 West, latitude -20.8916 South, depth = 580.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.1 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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