A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 610.88 km (380 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:42:32 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 22:42:32 / April 28, 2016 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005eah. Id of event: us10005eah. Exact location, longitude -178.7204° West, latitude -20.4924° South, depth = 610.88 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 17 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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