A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.388° West, -23.2698° South, depth 479.74 km. The temblor was detected at 04:10:16 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ag73. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag73. 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 479.74 km (298 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 16:10:16 / September 3, 2017 @ 4:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 298 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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