A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 74 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (46 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000adic. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000adic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 555.32 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 01:06:24 / August 28, 2017 @ 1:06 am. The temblor was reported at 13:06:24 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0035 West, latitude -20.4902 South, depth = 555.32 km.
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 seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 74 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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