A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (19 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 08:52:12 / August 10, 2017 @ 8:52 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6ud. Unique identifier: us2000a6ud. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4991 West, latitude -20.4425 South, depth = 566.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.44 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:52:12 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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