A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (66 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 14:42:20 / April 8, 2016 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:42:20 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 501.43 km (312 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6958 West, latitude -20.4479 South, depth = 501.43 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005if0. Id of event: us20005if0. 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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