A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 17:39:03 / June 27, 2017 @ 5:39 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 531.32 km (330 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:39:03 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100096q0. Event ids that are associated: us100096q0. Exact location, longitude -179.7939° West, latitude -23.4017° South, depth = 531.32 km.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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