A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 598.73 km, 178.7262° East, -23.9763° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.73 km (372 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 23:17:54 / June 23, 2017 @ 11:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:54 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10009596. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009596.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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