A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 191 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (119 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us100088pd. Ids that are associated to the event: us100088pd. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0044° West, -19.0455° South, depth 489.55 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:11 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 20:26:11 / March 5, 2017 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 489.55 km (304 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 191 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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