A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8638 East, latitude -24.9968 South, depth = 467.64 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 467.64 km (291 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009yyc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yyc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 05:57:03 / July 16, 2017 @ 5:57 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:57:03 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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