A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 93 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (58 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 03:20:30 / July 3, 2017 @ 3:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.8439° West, latitude -20.3945° South, depth = 530.13 km. The temblor was reported at 15:20:30 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 530.13 km (329 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097rz. Id of event: us100097rz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 93 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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