A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 10:18:39 / March 17, 2017 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:18:39 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.7702° West, latitude -23.6077° South, depth = 108.65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sn9. Unique identifier: us20008sn9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.65 km (68 miles).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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