A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 168 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (104 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:58:28 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 07:58:28 / April 8, 2017 @ 7:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 403.43 km (251 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4018° West, latitude -19.754° South, depth = 403.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fsp. Unique identifier: us10008fsp.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 168 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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