A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 179.8996° East, -24.5395° South, depth 510.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 510.82 km (317 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000awly. Unique identifier: us1000awly. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:14 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 19:49:14 / October 17, 2017 @ 7:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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