A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 121 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (75 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:06:12 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100087qp. Unique identifier: us100087qp. The epicenter was at a depth of 522.77 km (325 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 16:06:12 / February 28, 2017 @ 4:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4701 West, latitude -21.7235 South, depth = 522.77 km. 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 121 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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