A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 136 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (85 miles). Exact location of event, depth 538.34 km, -177.4489° West, -20.3038° South. The temblor was reported at 08:36:11 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007flp. Id of event: us20007flp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 20:36:11 / October 14, 2016 @ 8:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 538.34 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 136 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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