A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 230 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (143 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:12:07 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008iit. Event ids that are associated: us10008iit. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5916 West, latitude -18.8469 South, depth = 617.07 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 617.07 km (383 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 07:12:07 / April 18, 2017 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 230 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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