A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 13:17:45 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 458.46 km (285 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/15 / 2015-09-23 01:17:45 / September 23, 2015 @ 1:17 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.7645 East, latitude -24.8576 South, depth = 458.46 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ldl. Id of event: us10003ldl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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