A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 138 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (86 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:45:58 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 470.82 km (293 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.5347° West, -20.0543° South, depth 470.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ztq. Unique identifier: us20009ztq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 18:45:58 / July 22, 2017 @ 6:45 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 138 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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