A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (135 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/12/17 / 2017-12-10 23:10:42 / December 10, 2017 @ 11:10 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:10:42 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 573.09 km (356 miles). Unique identifier: us2000c4zt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c4zt. Exact location of earthquake, -177.357° West, -19.1389° South, depth 573.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 218 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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