A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (100 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 05:38:51 / May 28, 2016 @ 5:38 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005yqp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005yqp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:38:51 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 416.79 km (259 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1606 West, latitude -22.0213 South, depth = 416.79 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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