A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 21:11:48 / September 16, 2018 @ 9:11 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 178.2198 East, latitude -25.4526 South, depth = 569.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:11:48 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hfjk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfjk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 569.97 km (354 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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