A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 10:09:00 / April 24, 2017 @ 10:09 am. Exact location, longitude 173.1373° East, latitude -18.169° South, depth = 45.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008k8h. Event ids that are associated: us10008k8h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.93 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:09:00 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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.
Did you feel anything?
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: Fiji region.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.