A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 517.23 km (321 miles). Unique identifier: us10007bfy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007bfy. The temblor was reported at 04:03:30 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.7713° East, -24.8982° South, depth 517.23 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 16:03:30 / November 22, 2016 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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