A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5376° West, -19.3082° South, depth 572.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 16:01:05 / May 22, 2017 @ 4:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:01:05 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 572.18 km (356 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008vj3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008vj3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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