A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:18:37 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cre1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cre1. Exact location of earthquake, 174.4453° East, -16.7909° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 05:18:37 / November 22, 2020 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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