A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 151 km NNW of Lautoka, Fiji (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:22:30 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arjw. Unique identifier: us2000arjw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 06:22:30 / August 31, 2017 @ 6:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.8553 East, latitude -16.385 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 151 km NNW of Lautoka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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