A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us100072ec. Event ids that are associated: us100072ec. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 535.72 km (333 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:25:42 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 06:25:42 / October 21, 2016 @ 6:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9422 West, latitude -17.6443 South, depth = 535.72 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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