A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (21 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.42 km (372 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 598.42 km, -178.6237° West, -20.3549° South. Event id: us10008vhi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vhi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 08:37:02 / May 21, 2017 @ 8:37 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:37:02 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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