A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 16:01:18 / July 6, 2020 @ 4:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 179.9151 East, latitude -24.2233 South, depth = 504.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 504.73 km (314 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:01:18 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000aium. Event ids that are associated: us7000aium.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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