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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Ndoi Island in Fiji



Earthquake location -18.1134S, -178.0911WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 287 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (178 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 14:05:30 / February 7, 2016 @ 2:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 620.15 km (385 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zbw. Id of event: us20004zbw. The temblor was picked up at 02:05:30 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.0911° West, -18.1134° South, depth 620.15 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 287 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.0911° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -18.1134° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 620.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 287km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-07 14:05:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-29 14:33:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.689 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004zbw Id of event.
Event Code 20004zbw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zbw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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