A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 290 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 15:14:40 / March 31, 2017 @ 3:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 481.57 km (299 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008f83. Unique identifier: us10008f83. The temblor was detected at 03:14:40 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.1451° West, latitude -18.0834° South, depth = 481.57 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 290 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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