A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (160 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 16:53:36 / June 15, 2017 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:53:36 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mri. Unique identifier: us20009mri. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6332° West, -17.7485° South, depth 542.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 542.2 km (337 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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