A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (80 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006sg0. Event ids that are associated: us10006sg0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 01:10:10 / September 25, 2016 @ 1:10 am. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:10:10 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0192 West, latitude -19.6868 South, depth = 577.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 577.37 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten 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.
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