A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (103 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 08:23:40 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.5818° West, -19.5915° South, depth 425.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 20:23:40 / February 21, 2017 @ 8:23 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000861g. Unique identifier: us1000861g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 425.5 km (264 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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.
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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. 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: 165 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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