A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (109 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4175 West, latitude -19.6166 South, depth = 572.93 km. Global time and date of event 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 19:44:24 / February 3, 2017 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008k8w. Event ids that are associated: us20008k8w. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:44:24 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 572.93 km (356 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 176 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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