A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (47 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 12:43:36 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.6219 West, latitude -21.3268 South, depth = 564.93 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008glu. Unique identifier: us10008glu. The epicenter was at a depth of 564.93 km (351 miles). Global time and date of event 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 00:43:36 / April 5, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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