A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:48:48 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009wcp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009wcp. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 06:48:48 / July 14, 2017 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -176.1686 West, latitude -26.9681 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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