A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 173.2971° East, -17.8262° South, depth 86.07 km. Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 23:25:55 / April 24, 2017 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008kf1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kf1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.07 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:25:55 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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