A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 217 km ESE of Suva, Fiji (135 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 13:36:21 / October 22, 2017 @ 1:36 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.5537 West, latitude -18.5835 South, depth = 553.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 553.99 km (344 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:36:21 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000aymm. Event ids that are associated: us1000aymm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. 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. 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: 217 km ESE of Suva, Fiji.
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