A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 246 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7801° West, -17.775° South, depth 544.96 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:07:45 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009l6m. Unique identifier: us20009l6m. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 544.96 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 21:07:45 / June 7, 2017 @ 9:07 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 246 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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