A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 177 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (110 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkzy. Unique identifier: us2000bkzy. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 14:38:55 / October 31, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 537.15 km (334 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:38:55 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.1066° West, -17.0977° South, depth 537.15 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 177 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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