A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7167 West, latitude -24.3266 South, depth = 515.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 515.82 km (321 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004w2p. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004w2p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:22:14 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 21:22:14 / January 30, 2016 @ 9:22 pm.
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 one and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South of the Fiji Islands.
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