A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 57 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (35 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007nvh. Id of event: us10007nvh. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:30 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 559.13 km (347 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 10:23:30 / December 31, 2016 @ 10:23 am. Exact location of event, depth 559.13 km, -178.7287° West, -21.1712° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 57 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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