A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:51:54 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005exl. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005exl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 598.6 km (372 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.3194 East, latitude -25.5771 South, depth = 598.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 17:51:54 / September 11, 2019 @ 5:51 pm.
Each 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. 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 was reported nearby.
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