A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 264 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (164 miles) on Friday. 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: us2000bqhh. Unique identifier: us2000bqhh. The epicenter was at a depth of 626.24 km (389 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 14:38:21 / November 10, 2017 @ 2:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 02:38:21 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 626.24 km, -177.3898° West, -18.609° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 264 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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