A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 503.53 km (313 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:18:58 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000brxa. Unique identifier: us2000brxa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 11:18:58 / November 11, 2017 @ 11:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.5612° West, -24.158° South, depth 503.53 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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