A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km WSW of Nadi, Fiji (85 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 06:30:27 / July 6, 2019 @ 6:30 am. The temblor was detected at 18:30:27 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 176.2896° East, -18.3906° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004bz6. Unique identifier: us70004bz6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 136 km WSW of Nadi, Fiji.
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