A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 16:13:30 / July 16, 2017 @ 4:13 pm. Unique identifier: us20009ws9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009ws9. The temblor was picked up at 04:13:30 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.584 East, latitude -25.9066 South, depth = 495.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 495.53 km (308 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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