A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 131 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kh3. Unique identifier: us20008kh3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 09:43:47 / February 5, 2017 @ 9:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5856 West, latitude -20.095 South, depth = 525.76 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:43:47 / 9:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 525.76 km (327 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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