A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:20 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 02:00:20 / June 13, 2018 @ 2:00 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 549.05 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 179.1765° East, latitude -23.3569° South, depth = 549.05 km. Event id: us1000evk9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000evk9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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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