A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:25:03 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.8676° West, latitude -24.2349° South, depth = 521.35 km. Global time and date of event 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 22:25:03 / October 27, 2016 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100073hd. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073hd. The epicenter was at a depth of 521.35 km (324 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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