A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 283 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 13:49:19 / January 27, 2017 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 365.37 km (227 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vpe. Unique identifier: us10007vpe. The temblor was detected at 01:49:19 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.6028° West, latitude -23.2114° South, depth = 365.37 km.
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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