A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adan. Id of event: us2000adan. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 575.71 km (358 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:16:09 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5798 West, latitude -17.9483 South, depth = 575.71 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 21:16:09 / August 30, 2017 @ 9:16 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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