A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Fiji region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 578.98 km (360 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 22:05:46 / February 24, 2017 @ 10:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:05:46 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100086t2. Unique identifier: us100086t2. Exact location of earthquake, -178.2028° West, -17.9137° South, depth 578.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three 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 quakes in the world.
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