A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 123 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 17:49:40 / October 31, 2017 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:49:40 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkzw. Id of event: us2000bkzw. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5621 West, latitude -20.3378 South, depth = 514.17 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 514.17 km (319 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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