A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 210 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (130 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 513.78 km (319 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9147° West, -18.9017° South, depth 513.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 19:40:23 / August 26, 2017 @ 7:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:40:23 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac3d. Unique identifier: us2000ac3d.
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 one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 210 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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