A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (73 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000a6vf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6vf. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:45 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6783 West, latitude -20.1886 South, depth = 502.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 502.82 km (312 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 16:07:45 / August 6, 2017 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 118 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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