A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 193 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (120 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us100076b6. Event ids that are associated: us100076b6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.13 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:29:55 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 18:29:55 / November 8, 2016 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.549 West, latitude -19.2829 South, depth = 567.13 km.
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 six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 193 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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