A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:15:51 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000774l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000774l. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 16:15:51 / November 12, 2016 @ 4:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 564.95 km (351 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.6596° East, latitude -24.9651° South, depth = 564.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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