A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 44 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:12:49 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jin. Id of event: us20008jin. Global time and date of event 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 15:12:49 / February 13, 2017 @ 3:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4398 West, latitude -20.9713 South, depth = 532.77 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 532.77 km (331 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 44 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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