A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 210 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (130 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.4608° West, -19.1491° South, depth 571.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 13:47:11 / April 4, 2017 @ 1:47 pm. Event id: us10008eb8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eb8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 571.2 km (355 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:47:11 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 210 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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