A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (60 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.49 km (353 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8879° West, -20.2373° South, depth 567.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:08:14 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lfa. Unique identifier: us20008lfa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 17:08:14 / February 10, 2017 @ 5:08 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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