A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:19:51 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 15:19:51 / March 6, 2017 @ 3:19 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 487.28 km (303 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 487.28 km, 179.8749° East, -26.3212° South. Id of earthquake: us100088xc. Event ids that are associated: us100088xc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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