A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:37:50 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 544.02 km (338 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.5633 East, latitude -24.143 South, depth = 544.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 06:37:50 / September 1, 2016 @ 6:37 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006k1p. Event ids that are associated: us10006k1p.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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.
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