A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 13:49:58 / January 8, 2016 @ 1:49 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 544.28 km (338 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:49:58 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8983 East, latitude -24.1594 South, depth = 544.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004eg8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004eg8.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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