A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008k8v. Unique identifier: us20008k8v. Exact location of earthquake, -179.6116° West, -24.2736° South, depth 446.83 km. Global time and date of event 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 19:02:51 / February 3, 2017 @ 7:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:02:51 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 446.83 km (278 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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