A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.1414° West, latitude -17.3604° South, depth = 363.75 km. Event id: us6000ddpg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddpg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 06:36:34 / January 24, 2021 @ 6:36 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 363.75 km (226 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:36:34 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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