A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (34 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:20:57 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 546.48 km (340 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000992s. Unique identifier: us1000992s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 21:20:57 / July 5, 2017 @ 9:20 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.196 West, latitude -20.8261 South, depth = 546.48 km.
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 five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 55 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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