A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:46:12 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8329 West, latitude -24.3833 South, depth = 529.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 13:46:12 / July 6, 2017 @ 1:46 pm. Unique identifier: us100097am. Ids that are associated to the event: us100097am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 529.28 km (329 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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