A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (53 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 13:13:11 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 01:13:11 / April 8, 2017 @ 1:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fqq. Id of event: us10008fqq. Exact location of earthquake, -178.8694° West, -21.408° South, depth 557.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 557.53 km (346 miles).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 85 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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