A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -176.7914° West, latitude -16.7028° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:33:06 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009lfa. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lfa. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 01:33:06 / June 9, 2017 @ 1:33 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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