A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 189 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (117 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 574.18 km (357 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.5842 West, latitude -22.1451 South, depth = 574.18 km. Event id: us10008l5y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008l5y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:25:19 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 22:25:19 / April 26, 2017 @ 10:25 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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