A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 20:28:10 / July 7, 2017 @ 8:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7492° West, -24.6267° South, depth 374.15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 374.15 km (232 miles). Unique identifier: us100097yr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100097yr. The temblor was detected at 08:28:10 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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