A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.04 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.1427° West, latitude -23.3927° South, depth = 96.04 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003wtr. Unique identifier: us70003wtr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 13:53:27 / June 1, 2019 @ 1:53 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:53:27 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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