A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 128 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (80 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 23:49:47 / June 5, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.9898° West, latitude -19.6981° South, depth = 573.02 km. Id of earthquake: us20009lkh. Event ids that are associated: us20009lkh. The temblor was detected at 11:49:47 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 573.02 km (356 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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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. 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: 128 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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