A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (34 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000af8q. Event ids that are associated: us2000af8q. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 19:40:10 / September 3, 2017 @ 7:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1788 West, latitude -20.541 South, depth = 527.28 km. The temblor was detected at 07:40:10 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 527.28 km (328 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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