A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 118 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 610.75 km, -179.0466° West, -21.6694° South. The temblor was picked up at 06:55:46 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008jkg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008jkg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 610.75 km (380 miles). Global time and date of event 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 18:55:46 / April 16, 2017 @ 6:55 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 118 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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