A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 02:16:27 / July 10, 2017 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 179.4172° East, -23.4064° South, depth 563.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 563.62 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us100098gh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098gh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:16:27 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South of the Fiji Islands.
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