A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (165 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10007dre. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007dre. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 16:37:41 / November 21, 2016 @ 4:37 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:37:41 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 578.92 km, -178.4641° West, -17.6237° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 578.92 km (360 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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