A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 171 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10009783. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009783. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:51:17 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 00:51:17 / June 29, 2017 @ 12:51 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 551.46 km (343 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.3395° West, -19.7902° South, depth 551.46 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 171 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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