A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005heq. Event ids that are associated: us70005heq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.1224° West, -25.2557° South, depth 398.89 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 398.89 km (248 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 08:25:53 / September 17, 2019 @ 8:25 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:25:53 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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