A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (137 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 585.86 km (364 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000arml. Event ids that are associated: us2000arml. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:32:49 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.6572 West, latitude -22.4256 South, depth = 585.86 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 04:32:49 / September 4, 2017 @ 4:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 220 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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