A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 518.89 km (322 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:14:29 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 14:14:29 / April 4, 2017 @ 2:14 pm. Unique identifier: us10008gi5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008gi5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8537 West, latitude -24.5836 South, depth = 518.89 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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