A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (105 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us10008h9w. Event ids that are associated: us10008h9w. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:26:13 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 366.71 km (228 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 23:26:13 / April 8, 2017 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3398 West, latitude -19.8179 South, depth = 366.71 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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.
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