A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 156 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (97 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 07:21:55 / October 28, 2016 @ 7:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4846 West, latitude -19.8171 South, depth = 596.04 km. The temblor was detected at 19:21:55 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 596.04 km (370 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100073px. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073px.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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