A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20007gnp. Event ids that are associated: us20007gnp. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:55:14 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 560.17 km (348 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 22:55:14 / October 20, 2016 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.6606° West, -23.4994° South, depth 560.17 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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