A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 214 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (133 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 17:41:20 / March 31, 2017 @ 5:41 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:41:20 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008f89. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f89. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 671.59 km (417 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1205 West, latitude -18.7495 South, depth = 671.59 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 214 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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