A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 44 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 03:30:04 / April 12, 2018 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 611.32 km (380 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.9321° West, latitude -20.989° South, depth = 611.32 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:30:04 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dykx. Event ids that are associated: us2000dykx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 44 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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