A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008jna. Event ids that are associated: us20008jna. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1116 West, latitude -17.8691 South, depth = 630.04 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 19:42:36 / January 30, 2017 @ 7:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 630.04 km (391 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:42:36 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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