A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (124 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 501.48 km (312 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007uay. Id of event: us10007uay. Global time and date of event 02/01/17 / 2017-01-02 16:41:15 / January 2, 2017 @ 4:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:41:15 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.7684° West, latitude -19.0785° South, depth = 501.48 km.
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 five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 199 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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