A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.0636° West, latitude -23.3388° South, depth = 121.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.5 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:19:10 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 00:19:10 / June 25, 2017 @ 12:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095iy. Id of event: us100095iy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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