A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (93 miles) on Wednesday. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:37:00 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006tls. Unique identifier: us10006tls. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 571.09 km (355 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.3803° West, -21.8458° South, depth 571.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 20:37:00 / September 28, 2016 @ 8:37 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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