A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:18 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 07:58:18 / September 14, 2018 @ 7:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.9881° East, latitude -25.0872° South, depth = 479.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 479.43 km (298 miles). Event id: us2000heis. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000heis.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, 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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