A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 06:02:17 / September 23, 2017 @ 6:02 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:02:17 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 524.27 km (326 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8683 West, latitude -24.2891 South, depth = 524.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000aug5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aug5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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