A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/16 / 2016-05-13 14:23:51 / May 13, 2016 @ 2:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005iv3. Id of event: us10005iv3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 490.34 km (305 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.022 West, latitude -24.5611 South, depth = 490.34 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:23:51 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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