A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (111 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a44y. Event ids that are associated: us2000a44y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 588.59 km (366 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7221 West, latitude -19.3182 South, depth = 588.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 15:33:53 / July 30, 2017 @ 3:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:33:53 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 179 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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