A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 238 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (148 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000awq0. Id of event: us2000awq0. The temblor was picked up at 07:18:49 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2428 West, latitude -18.9914 South, depth = 594.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 19:18:49 / September 21, 2017 @ 7:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 594.74 km (370 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 238 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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