A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 220 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (137 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad74. Id of event: us2000ad74. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 382.08 km (237 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 21:22:30 / August 26, 2017 @ 9:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.3027° West, -19.1552° South, depth 382.08 km. The temblor was detected at 09:22:30 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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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