A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (83 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8561 West, latitude -21.5642 South, depth = 480.27 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086tq. Id of event: us100086tq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 14:01:50 / February 25, 2017 @ 2:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 480.27 km (298 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:01:50 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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