A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:43:22 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 15:43:22 / August 28, 2016 @ 3:43 pm. Event id: us10006jcs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jcs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.2926° West, latitude -24.2416° South, depth = 399.12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 399.12 km (248 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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