A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (27 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 592.86 km, -178.5616° West, -20.276° South. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:53 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 03:43:53 / August 6, 2017 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a6v3. Id of event: us2000a6v3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 592.86 km (368 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 43 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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