A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 269 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (167 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 00:43:43 / September 21, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000as95. Unique identifier: us2000as95. The temblor was reported at 12:43:43 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 525.15 km (326 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.9506° West, latitude -18.3191° South, depth = 525.15 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one 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.
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