A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us20009nzv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nzv. The temblor was picked up at 19:04:15 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 532.71 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9051 East, latitude -23.3771 South, depth = 532.71 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 07:04:15 / June 22, 2017 @ 7:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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