A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 266 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (165 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 598.4 km (372 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:53:02 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lk3. Unique identifier: us20009lk3. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 11:53:02 / June 5, 2017 @ 11:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.3431° West, latitude -18.2633° South, depth = 598.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 266 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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