A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009nh0. Unique identifier: us20009nh0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 19:06:37 / June 18, 2017 @ 7:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:06:37 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.4445 West, latitude -23.9377 South, depth = 536.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 536.27 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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