A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 98 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086r8. Id of event: us100086r8. Exact location of event, depth 583.62 km, -178.5413° West, -21.5242° South. The temblor was picked up at 11:07:03 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 23:07:03 / February 23, 2017 @ 11:07 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 583.62 km (363 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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