A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (52 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006qt5. Unique identifier: us10006qt5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 542.38 km (337 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 07:26:30 / September 19, 2016 @ 7:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:30 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0233° West, latitude -20.2232° South, depth = 542.38 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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