A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (49 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.15 km (367 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:54:30 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3567 West, latitude -20.0077 South, depth = 591.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 23:54:30 / October 29, 2017 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000bjwd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bjwd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 79 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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