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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Ndoi Island in Fiji



Earthquake location -19.5714S, -177.7586WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 154 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (96 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:14:09 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5cu. Unique identifier: us2000a5cu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 572.84 km (356 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7586 West, latitude -19.5714 South, depth = 572.84 km. Global time and date of event 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 14:14:09 / August 6, 2017 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.7586° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -19.5714° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 572.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 154km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-06 14:14:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-06 15:04:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.366 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000a5cu Id of event.
Event Code 2000a5cu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a5cu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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