A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.4591° West, -23.6442° South, depth 534.43 km. Event id: us100097up. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097up. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 534.43 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 00:59:27 / July 3, 2017 @ 12:59 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:59:27 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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