A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 298 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:55:56 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 610.08 km, -179.704° West, -23.1796° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 07:55:56 / October 13, 2015 @ 7:55 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 610.08 km (379 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003q7k. Id of event: us10003q7k.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 298 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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