A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (39 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wg9. Unique identifier: us10008wg9. Global time and date of event 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 19:04:02 / May 13, 2017 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 648.42 km (403 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:04:02 / 7:04 am (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, depth 648.42 km, -178.7273° West, -20.079° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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