A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:21:03 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 528.3 km (328 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 13:21:03 / April 23, 2017 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008k0t. Unique identifier: us10008k0t. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9352° West, -23.7031° South, depth 528.3 km. 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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