A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:11:42 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 16:11:42 / April 30, 2017 @ 4:11 pm. Exact location, longitude 174.509° East, latitude -16.5252° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008prq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008prq.
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 one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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