A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (87 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 12:04:00 / March 26, 2017 @ 12:04 pm. Event id: us10008dkb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dkb. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:04:00 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.3953° West, -20.3457° South, depth 516.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 516.41 km (321 miles).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 140 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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