A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 15:58:19 / August 28, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.8952° West, -24.0047° South, depth 493.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 493.17 km (306 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:58:19 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000acip. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000acip.
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 eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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