A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 222 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (138 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.4729 West, latitude -22.5229 South, depth = 576.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:54 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 576.24 km (358 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005ii8. Unique identifier: us10005ii8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/16 / 2016-05-11 22:58:54 / May 11, 2016 @ 10:58 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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