A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5869 West, latitude -20.0961 South, depth = 556.65 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 21:41:21 / March 11, 2017 @ 9:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 556.65 km (346 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ssb. Id of event: us20008ssb. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:21 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). 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 four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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