A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 154 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (96 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tcx. Unique identifier: us10008tcx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4986 West, latitude -19.8338 South, depth = 547.69 km. Global time and date of event 12/05/17 / 2017-05-12 21:14:51 / May 12, 2017 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 547.69 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:51 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 154 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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