A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 91 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (57 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 16:51:40 / August 10, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 601.62 km (374 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8ep. Id of event: us2000a8ep. Exact location, longitude -178.0974° West, latitude -20.0466° South, depth = 601.62 km. The temblor was reported at 04:51:40 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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