A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a278. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a278. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8508 East, latitude -24.6036 South, depth = 495.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 495.8 km (308 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 00:45:02 / July 25, 2017 @ 12:45 am. The temblor was reported at 12:45:02 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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