A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.6839 East, latitude -25.3306 South, depth = 513.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000aymi. Unique identifier: us1000aymi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 513.25 km (319 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:20:36 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 08:20:36 / October 22, 2017 @ 8:20 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South of the Fiji Islands.
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