A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (170 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us2000adfw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adfw. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:09:37 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 621.25 km (386 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1602° West, -18.2341° South, depth 621.25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 00:09:37 / August 27, 2017 @ 12:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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