A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 238 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (148 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.0334° West, -22.7778° South, depth 452.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 452.4 km (281 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:51 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 11:48:51 / November 12, 2017 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000bscm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bscm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 238 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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