A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. Event id: us10005i8q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005i8q. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:04:21 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/05/16 / 2016-05-10 07:04:21 / May 10, 2016 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.138° West, latitude -17.1497° South, depth = 545.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 545.05 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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