A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 167 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (104 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 386.04 km (240 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2824 West, latitude -19.9436 South, depth = 386.04 km. The temblor was detected at 12:15:35 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 00:15:35 / August 10, 2017 @ 12:15 am. Id of earthquake: us2000a8e3. Event ids that are associated: us2000a8e3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 167 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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