A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:15:55 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 02:15:55 / January 11, 2017 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10007vpp. Event ids that are associated: us10007vpp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 524.98 km (326 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.8281° West, latitude -24.2061° South, depth = 524.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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