A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 287 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (178 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adj6. Id of event: us2000adj6. Global time and date of event 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 03:18:51 / August 28, 2017 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -179.4813 West, latitude -23.1411 South, depth = 552.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:18:51 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 552.02 km (343 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 287 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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