A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 13:22:26 / August 30, 2017 @ 1:22 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 534.59 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 179.8856° East, -23.8755° South, depth 534.59 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad4p. Id of event: us2000ad4p. The temblor was detected at 01:22:26 / 1:22 am (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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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