A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 08:17:43 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:17 am. The temblor was reported at 20:17:43 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 508.03 km (316 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000arti. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arti. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9123 East, latitude -25.0133 South, depth = 508.03 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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