A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 299 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 01:44:38 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 13:44:38 / May 30, 2017 @ 1:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 582.54 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1266° West, -18.0043° South, depth 582.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kyn. Unique identifier: us20009kyn. 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 six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 299 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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