A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 549.46 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:35:13 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008jig. Event ids that are associated: us20008jig. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 14:35:13 / February 13, 2017 @ 2:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.4256 East, latitude -23.4965 South, depth = 549.46 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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