A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 01:17:18 / March 15, 2017 @ 1:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:17:18 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.8793° East, latitude -24.6157° South, depth = 553.06 km. Unique identifier: us20008tsw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008tsw. The epicenter was at a depth of 553.06 km (344 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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