A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 518.89 km (322 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:03:29 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1bk. Id of event: us2000a1bk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 00:03:29 / July 21, 2017 @ 12:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 518.89 km, 179.9397° East, -23.5023° South.
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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