A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 189 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (117 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us20005ywg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ywg. The epicenter was at a depth of 558.49 km (347 miles). Global time and date of event 28/05/16 / 2016-05-28 20:16:04 / May 28, 2016 @ 8:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:04 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.526 West, latitude -19.3464 South, depth = 558.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 189 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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