A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 595.16 km (370 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 15:35:26 / August 16, 2017 @ 3:35 pm. Exact location of event, depth 595.16 km, -179.574° West, -22.2012° South. Unique identifier: us2000a8sp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8sp. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:35:26 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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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