A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us1000g91g. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g91g. Exact location of event, longitude -176.9038 West, latitude -25.2962 South, depth = 4.06 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 17:06:03 / August 9, 2018 @ 5:06 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:06:03 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.06 km (3 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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