A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 231 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (144 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 528.66 km (328 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20007ddp. Event ids that are associated: us20007ddp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/16 / 2016-10-12 14:52:20 / October 12, 2016 @ 2:52 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.8929° West, latitude -17.6919° South, depth = 528.66 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:52:20 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three 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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