A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 17:42:01 / September 4, 2017 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9591 East, latitude -24.7203 South, depth = 494.38 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 494.38 km (307 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000aflf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aflf. The temblor was detected at 05:42:01 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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