A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 277 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (172 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 08:57:54 / July 23, 2017 @ 8:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 576.58 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a1sn. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1sn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 576.58 km, -178.469° West, -17.8365° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:54 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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