A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 23:49:52 / September 9, 2016 @ 11:49 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 516.37 km (321 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006nnj. Event ids that are associated: us10006nnj. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:49:52 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7767 West, latitude -24.4425 South, depth = 516.37 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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