A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (45 miles). Global time and date of event 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 21:35:57 / June 28, 2017 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:35:57 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0616° West, latitude -20.4008° South, depth = 529.14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 529.14 km (329 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100096wr. Event ids that are associated: us100096wr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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