A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 207 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (129 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us10007uzw. Event ids that are associated: us10007uzw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.29 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.1976 East, latitude -19.2758 South, depth = 33.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:04:50 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/17 / 2017-01-05 05:04:50 / January 5, 2017 @ 5:04 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 207 km SW of Nadi, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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