A 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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