A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (96 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 527.34 km, -177.2782° West, -20.2665° South. Unique identifier: us100085r3. Ids that are associated to the event: us100085r3. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:50:21 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 527.34 km (328 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 03:50:21 / February 19, 2017 @ 3:50 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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