A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.1085° West, latitude -22.1561° South, depth = 549.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000c8lj. Event ids that are associated: us7000c8lj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 10:15:25 / October 31, 2020 @ 10:15 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:25 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 549.18 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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