A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 155 km SE of Suva, Fiji (96 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 18:22:24 / September 6, 2018 @ 6:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.5309° East, latitude -19.0881° South, depth = 662.21 km. The temblor was detected at 06:22:24 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h9q2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9q2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 662.21 km (411 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 155 km SE of Suva, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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