A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ac11. Id of event: us2000ac11. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 08:33:57 / August 26, 2017 @ 8:33 am. The temblor was detected at 20:33:57 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8828° West, -19.8407° South, depth 582.06 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 582.06 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 123 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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