A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 122 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 507.41 km (315 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 09:07:09 / May 31, 2017 @ 9:07 am. The temblor was reported at 21:07:09 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009l45. Unique identifier: us20009l45. Exact location, longitude -177.5589° West, latitude -20.3833° South, depth = 507.41 km.
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 ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 122 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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