A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.7003 West, latitude -23.9543 South, depth = 525.24 km. Event id: us100098dd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098dd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 13:20:18 / July 9, 2017 @ 1:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 525.24 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:20:18 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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