A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 215 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (134 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 21:09:26 / July 18, 2016 @ 9:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006fn0. Id of event: us20006fn0. The epicenter was at a depth of 563.79 km (350 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4054 West, latitude -19.1385 South, depth = 563.79 km. The temblor was reported at 09:09:26 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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