A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 97 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (60 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 23:05:44 / August 13, 2017 @ 11:05 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:44 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a935. Id of event: us2000a935. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 506.33 km (315 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.7646 West, latitude -20.7051 South, depth = 506.33 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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