A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 540.2 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007f5q. Id of event: us10007f5q. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:15:35 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.8075° West, latitude -23.6526° South, depth = 540.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 00:15:35 / November 28, 2016 @ 12:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days five 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.
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