A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:36:16 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9252 West, latitude -25.7216 South, depth = 500.12 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ahm8. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahm8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 500.12 km (311 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 17:36:16 / September 7, 2017 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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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