A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 194.88 km, -177.7058° West, -25.2407° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.88 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a8vv. Event ids that are associated: us2000a8vv. The temblor was reported at 07:51:57 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 19:51:57 / August 16, 2017 @ 7:51 pm.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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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