A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 277 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (172 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:21:50 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000abnx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abnx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.4837° West, latitude -17.8656° South, depth = 578.19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 21:21:50 / August 21, 2017 @ 9:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 578.19 km (359 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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