A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:23:44 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 16:23:44 / May 2, 2017 @ 4:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 516.65 km (321 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 516.65 km, -179.8075° West, -23.8254° South. Unique identifier: us10008qrf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008qrf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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