A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 297 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 541.3 km (336 miles). Global time and date of event 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 15:06:10 / April 6, 2017 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008f7a. Event ids that are associated: us10008f7a. The temblor was detected at 03:06:10 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8564° West, latitude -18.0885° South, depth = 541.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 297 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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