A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 235.16 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 13:09:33 / February 3, 2017 @ 1:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008k8n. Unique identifier: us20008k8n. Exact location of event, longitude -177.3138 West, latitude -23.4482 South, depth = 235.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:09:33 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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