A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 146 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (91 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.399 West, latitude -21.7997 South, depth = 589.03 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008i6g. Unique identifier: us20008i6g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 589.03 km (366 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 12:23:23 / February 7, 2017 @ 12:23 pm. The temblor was picked up at 00:23:23 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 146 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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