A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us20009led. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009led. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 21:54:07 / June 8, 2017 @ 9:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 543.13 km (337 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.9501° East, -23.2908° South, depth 543.13 km. The temblor was reported at 09:54:07 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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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