A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 21:17:19 / November 7, 2017 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:17:19 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bk11. Unique identifier: us2000bk11. Exact location, longitude -178.4955° West, latitude -20.4964° South, depth = 620.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 620.82 km (386 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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