A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 222 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (138 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bscj. Id of event: us2000bscj. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4537 West, latitude -19.0177 South, depth = 584.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 584.76 km (363 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:46:55 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 10:46:55 / November 12, 2017 @ 10:46 am.
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 eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 222 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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