A major earthquake magnitude 7.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 221 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (137 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00oj84rf, us10007pj6, pt17003051. Unique identifier: us10007pj6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/17 / 2017-01-03 21:52:31 / January 3, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nadi in Fiji (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.0555 East, latitude -19.3282 South, depth = 15.2 km. The temblor was reported at 09:52:31 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.2 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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