A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:19:05 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 07:19:05 / June 1, 2019 @ 7:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.9641 East, latitude -23.5673 South, depth = 546.37 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003wtj. Id of event: us70003wtj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546.37 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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