A earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: at00owvddb. Event ids that are associated: pt17269000, at00owvddb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.4 West, latitude -23.8 South, depth = 104 km. Global time and date of event 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 04:19:59 / September 26, 2017 @ 4:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:19:59 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near the Fiji Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 135 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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