A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 296 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (184 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 22:30:40 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:30:40 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008m3u. Unique identifier: us20008m3u. Exact location, longitude -178.2524° West, latitude -18.0036° South, depth = 612.84 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 612.84 km (381 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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