A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:29:27 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009y0e. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009y0e. Global time and date of event 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 07:29:27 / July 13, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 532.96 km (331 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.6144° East, -24.1261° South, depth 532.96 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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.
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