A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 11:20:53 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). 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: us10005hzq. Id of event: us10005hzq. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/16 / 2016-05-08 23:20:53 / May 8, 2016 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 554.32 km (344 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.916 West, latitude -23.6445 South, depth = 554.32 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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