A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 18 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008u28. Id of event: us10008u28. The temblor was picked up at 10:23:31 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 22:23:31 / May 21, 2017 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 591.78 km, -178.5386° West, -20.7213° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.78 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 18 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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