A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (108 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 400.31 km (249 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 14:30:13 / June 6, 2017 @ 2:30 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:30:13 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009lz1. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lz1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.1978 West, latitude -19.9693 South, depth = 400.31 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 174 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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