A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 13:39:27 / July 10, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100098jk. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098jk. Exact location of event, longitude -179.7076 West, latitude -23.5239 South, depth = 491.43 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 491.43 km (305 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:39:27 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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