A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 62 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (39 miles). Unique identifier: us20008jyp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jyp. Exact location of event, depth 550.73 km, -178.1807° West, -20.3726° South. The temblor was detected at 04:58:20 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 550.73 km (342 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 16:58:20 / February 1, 2017 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 62 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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