A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 200 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (124 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 176.0087° East, latitude -19.0098° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us20008kir. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kir. The temblor was picked up at 12:41:51 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 00:41:51 / February 7, 2017 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 200 km SW of Nadi, Fiji.
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