A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 282 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pb9. Id of event: us20009pb9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 00:43:44 / June 20, 2017 @ 12:43 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.39 km (353 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:43:44 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.3291° West, latitude -23.1288° South, depth = 567.39 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 282 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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