A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (65 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 492.22 km (306 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:52:16 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j7h. Id of event: us10008j7h. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 09:52:16 / April 20, 2017 @ 9:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6814 West, latitude -21.6042 South, depth = 492.22 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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