A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (60 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.2316 West, latitude -21.3713 South, depth = 631.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 631.71 km (393 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006sup. Event ids that are associated: us10006sup. The temblor was detected at 05:23:18 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 17:23:18 / September 26, 2016 @ 5:23 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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