A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 579.95 km (360 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:08:23 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hflr. Unique identifier: us2000hflr. Exact location of event, depth 579.95 km, 178.5435° East, -25.3148° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 00:08:23 / September 17, 2018 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten 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. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South of the Fiji Islands.
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