A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km NW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (32 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -179.0037° West, latitude -20.2705° South, depth = 657.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006r6t. Event ids that are associated: us10006r6t. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:46:33 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 19:46:33 / September 20, 2016 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 657.09 km (408 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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