A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 46.59 km, -176.3056° West, -25.1855° South. Id of earthquake: us1000gfmb. Event ids that are associated: us1000gfmb. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.59 km (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:30:59 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 19:30:59 / August 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm.
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 four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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