A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 198 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (123 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 20:26:15 / November 16, 2016 @ 8:26 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:26:15 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100078zy. Id of event: us100078zy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 305.08 km (190 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6209 West, latitude -22.1305 South, depth = 305.08 km.
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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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