A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 46 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:51:22 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 00:51:22 / February 15, 2017 @ 12:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.3767° West, latitude -20.9395° South, depth = 541.49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 541.49 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20008m3c. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008m3c.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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