A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 295 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (183 miles). 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 624.96 km (388 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 21:38:32 / May 24, 2017 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:38:32 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wnq. Id of event: us10008wnq. Exact location of event, depth 624.96 km, -177.9205° West, -18.0877° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 295 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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