A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 203 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (126 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 22:30:22 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 572.35 km (356 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7183 West, latitude -22.2266 South, depth = 572.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006t4q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006t4q. Global time and date of event 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 10:30:22 / September 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT.
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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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