A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (49 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 12:02:39 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 00:02:39 / May 29, 2017 @ 12:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009j8q. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009j8q. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5496° West, -21.3568° South, depth 554.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 554.64 km (345 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-eight 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 79 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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