A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 19 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (12 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 560.55 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000d6yz. Event ids that are associated: us2000d6yz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 12:42:18 / February 14, 2018 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:42:18 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 560.55 km, -178.5105° West, -20.6724° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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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: 19 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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