A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100079ec. Id of event: us100079ec. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8499° West, -23.6542° South, depth 541.33 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 541.33 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:55:21 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 11:55:21 / November 12, 2016 @ 11:55 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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