A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 277 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (172 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:25:17 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 00:25:17 / June 19, 2017 @ 12:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5584° West, -23.1497° South, depth 491.56 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009paf. Unique identifier: us20009paf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 491.56 km (305 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 277 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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