A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 281 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.006° West, -18.191° South, depth 573.28 km. Global time and date of event 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 20:46:17 / July 22, 2017 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a1pv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1pv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 573.28 km (356 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:46:17 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 281 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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