A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (103 miles) on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:53:49 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 352.6 km (219 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 05:53:49 / April 16, 2018 @ 5:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8949° West, -21.9432° South, depth 352.6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0ts. Id of event: us2000e0ts.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 165 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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