A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 53 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (33 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076pv. Id of event: us100076pv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 17:35:39 / November 10, 2016 @ 5:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 548.63 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:35:39 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.2235° West, latitude -20.4729° South, depth = 548.63 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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.
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