A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.5015° West, -23.7766° South, depth 517.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 05:51:14 / July 17, 2017 @ 5:51 am. Event id: us20009wva. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wva. The temblor was detected at 17:51:14 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 517.7 km (322 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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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