A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:32:05 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 14:32:05 / July 10, 2017 @ 2:32 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9911° West, -17.8571° South, depth 530.4 km. Unique identifier: us20009xz0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xz0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 530.4 km (330 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: Fiji region.
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