A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9298° West, -24.6582° South, depth 496.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 13:20:42 / July 15, 2017 @ 1:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 496.41 km (308 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:20:42 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wkl. Unique identifier: us20009wkl.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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