A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 521.43 km (324 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.8379° West, -23.8412° South, depth 521.43 km. Id of earthquake: us20008kfj. Event ids that are associated: us20008kfj. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:16:55 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 11:16:55 / February 4, 2017 @ 11:16 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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