A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 23:51:29 / January 24, 2016 @ 11:51 pm. Exact location of event, depth 590.97 km, 179.6593° East, -25.386° South. Unique identifier: us20004vh1. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004vh1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 590.97 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:51:29 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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