A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 288 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (179 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4888 West, latitude -18.028 South, depth = 593.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 593.95 km (369 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:25 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/16 / 2016-05-10 22:10:25 / May 10, 2016 @ 10:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us10005i99. Event ids that are associated: us10005i99.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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