A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 178.5723° East, -26.2365° South, depth 652.55 km. Unique identifier: us20009q33. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009q33. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:12:20 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 12:12:20 / June 28, 2017 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 652.55 km (405 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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