A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 291 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (181 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us20009wx1. Event ids that are associated: us20009wx1. The temblor was detected at 00:08:54 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 12:08:54 / July 17, 2017 @ 12:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.3961° West, latitude -18.0341° South, depth = 590.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 590.85 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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