A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 509.76 km (317 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8681° West, -23.6101° South, depth 509.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:46:26 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 16:46:26 / March 3, 2017 @ 4:46 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008881. Event ids that are associated: us10008881. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South of the Fiji Islands.
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