A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (31 miles). Unique identifier: us10008hak. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008hak. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 17:14:33 / April 9, 2017 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 544.8 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:14:33 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3971° West, latitude -21.0019° South, depth = 544.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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