A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (42 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us20005fpn. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005fpn. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:27:57 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.0184 West, latitude -21.1953 South, depth = 578.44 km. Global time and date of event 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 23:27:57 / April 5, 2016 @ 11:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 578.44 km (359 miles).
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 sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 68 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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