A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 10:15:05 / April 16, 2017 @ 10:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 504.96 km (314 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:15:05 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 504.96 km, -177.6867° West, -20.1173° South. Event id: us10008jk6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jk6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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