A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 14:46:55 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.5909 East, latitude -24.7973 South, depth = 488.42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pab. Id of event: us20009pab. 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 488.42 km (303 miles). Global time and date of event 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 02:46:55 / June 19, 2017 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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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