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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Ndoi Island in Fiji



Earthquake location -20.4902S, -178.0035WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.0035° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.4902° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 555.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-28 01:06:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-07 00:57:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.621 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000adic Id of event.
Event Code 2000adic An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000adic, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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