A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 509.67 km, -179.9434° West, -24.3801° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 17:59:20 / April 16, 2017 @ 5:59 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:59:20 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 509.67 km (317 miles). Event id: us10008i5b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i5b.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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