A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 224 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (139 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 611.08 km (380 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 19:44:02 / January 10, 2017 @ 7:44 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:44:02 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007vki. Event ids that are associated: us10007vki. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7657 West, latitude -18.8217 South, depth = 611.08 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 224 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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