A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 130 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:22:06 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5k1. Id of event: us2000a5k1. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8696° West, -19.7658° South, depth 350.18 km. Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 18:22:06 / August 1, 2017 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 350.18 km (218 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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