A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 156 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (97 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 07:47:22 / April 16, 2017 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.2623° West, latitude -16.9644° South, depth = 549.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:47:22 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 549.67 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008jjy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008jjy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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