A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (127 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us20007gnr. Event ids that are associated: us20007gnr. Exact location, longitude -179.4512° West, latitude -17.903° South, depth = 639.88 km. The temblor was reported at 20:04:55 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 08:04:55 / October 20, 2016 @ 8:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 639.88 km (398 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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