A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 272 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (169 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 19:28:56 / April 28, 2017 @ 7:28 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008p8d. Event ids that are associated: us10008p8d. The epicenter was at a depth of 590.15 km (367 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4282 West, latitude -17.6975 South, depth = 590.15 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:28:56 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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