A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 471.69 km (293 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:05:34 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008rwp. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rwp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 03:05:34 / May 8, 2017 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 471.69 km, -179.741° West, -25.5998° South.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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