A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 km W of Ndoi Island, Fiji (14 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 622.17 km (387 miles). Global time and date of event 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 14:20:56 / March 5, 2017 @ 2:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.9119° West, -20.6537° South, depth 622.17 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:20:56 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088p2. Id of event: us100088p2.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 22 km W of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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