A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 518.19 km (322 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.5909° East, latitude -24.1049° South, depth = 518.19 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:26:02 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nc2. Id of event: us20009nc2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 22:26:02 / June 17, 2017 @ 10:26 pm.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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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