A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 115 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 20:16:19 / April 9, 2016 @ 8:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ika. Id of event: us20005ika. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6208 West, latitude -20.4187 South, depth = 527.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 527.4 km (328 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:16:19 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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