A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 08:48:00 / April 2, 2016 @ 8:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 537.45 km (334 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.9148° West, latitude -23.5717° South, depth = 537.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005gdn. Unique identifier: us20005gdn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:48:00 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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