A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 191 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (119 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bu24. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bu24. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:21:01 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 175.9653 East, latitude -18.8379 South, depth = 10 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 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 00:21:01 / November 17, 2017 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 191 km SW of Nadi, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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