A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (53 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.1801 West, latitude -21.2747 South, depth = 610.22 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:44 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 610.22 km (379 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 07:55:44 / September 27, 2017 @ 7:55 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000av8z. Unique identifier: us2000av8z.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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