A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 102 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 09:41:40 / April 5, 2017 @ 9:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008gmc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008gmc. The epicenter was at a depth of 549.28 km (341 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:41:40 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9499 West, latitude -21.5454 South, depth = 549.28 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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