A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 246 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (153 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.1056 West, latitude -19.0091 South, depth = 354.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 354.37 km (220 miles). Event id: us2000aqzi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqzi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:01:33 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 14:01:33 / August 29, 2017 @ 2:01 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 246 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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