A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 20:35:12 / March 6, 2017 @ 8:35 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100088xh. Unique identifier: us100088xh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 467.98 km (291 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:35:12 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.127 West, latitude -23.8655 South, depth = 467.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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