A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 234 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (145 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 00:55:09 / February 2, 2017 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 602.27 km (374 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6276 West, latitude -18.793 South, depth = 602.27 km. The temblor was detected at 12:55:09 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008k6w. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008k6w.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 234 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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