A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 100 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (62 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:47:48 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9893° West, -21.2593° South, depth 474.64 km. Event id: us200050tu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050tu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 474.64 km (295 miles). Global time and date of event 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 08:47:48 / February 17, 2016 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 100 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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