A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 233 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 08:02:13 / May 30, 2017 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.6727° West, latitude -17.3982° South, depth = 554.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kyc. Unique identifier: us20009kyc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 554.74 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:02:13 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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