A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km N of Lautoka, Fiji (85 miles) on Monday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:09 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 13:23:09 / June 23, 2019 @ 1:23 pm. Unique identifier: us600044uz. Ids that are associated to the event: us600044uz. Exact location of event, longitude 177.5182 East, latitude -16.3867 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km N of Lautoka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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