A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 67 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.3724° West, latitude -21.1741° South, depth = 483.49 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 483.49 km (300 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kjc. Id of event: us20008kjc. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/17 / 2017-02-07 15:56:47 / February 7, 2017 @ 3:56 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:47 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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