A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 209 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (130 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 17:21:10 / September 1, 2018 @ 5:21 pm. Exact location of event, depth 349.09 km, -178.3106° West, -22.5066° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000h6jw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6jw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 349.09 km (217 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:21:10 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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