A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 12:06:23 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 00:06:23 / September 9, 2018 @ 12:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 478.94 km (298 miles). Event id: us2000hb9n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hb9n. Exact location of earthquake, 179.9441° East, -25.0191° South, depth 478.94 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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