A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 448.97 km, -179.5289° West, -24.3471° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 11:47:35 / January 23, 2021 @ 11:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2nr. Id of event: us7000d2nr. The temblor was detected at 11:47:35 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 448.97 km (279 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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