A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 299 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 556.4 km (346 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 08:06:11 / July 30, 2017 @ 8:06 am. The temblor was reported at 20:06:11 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a44j. Event ids that are associated: us2000a44j. Exact location of earthquake, -179.6047° West, -23.2212° South, depth 556.4 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 299 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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