A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 65 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (40 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000db0t. Id of event: us2000db0t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 00:43:27 / February 22, 2018 @ 12:43 am. Exact location of event, depth 466.03 km, -178.0882° West, -20.5307° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:43:27 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 466.03 km (290 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 65 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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