A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 64 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (40 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 468.69 km (291 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 14:51:02 / February 12, 2017 @ 2:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us20008li6. Event ids that are associated: us20008li6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0847 West, latitude -20.5816 South, depth = 468.69 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:51:02 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 64 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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