A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 240 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (149 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.5126° West, -18.7898° South, depth 573.18 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 573.18 km (356 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:54:30 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008reh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008reh. Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 13:54:30 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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