A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:20:17 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 506.78 km (315 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 506.78 km, -179.5783° West, -23.6698° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005eim. Unique identifier: us20005eim. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/16 / 2016-03-29 21:20:17 / March 29, 2016 @ 9:20 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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