A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 276 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (171 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 14:34:53 / September 24, 2019 @ 2:34 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 538.69 km (335 miles). Unique identifier: us70005pwt. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005pwt. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:34:53 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.4589° West, latitude -18.1614° South, depth = 538.69 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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