A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 170 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (106 miles). Exact location of event, depth 347.97 km, -177.7715° West, -21.9227° South. The temblor was detected at 07:15:54 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 347.97 km (216 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 19:15:54 / September 12, 2017 @ 7:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000al0z. Id of event: us2000al0z.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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