A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:54:36 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 00:54:36 / May 11, 2017 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tas. Unique identifier: us10008tas. The epicenter was at a depth of 538.33 km (335 miles). Exact location of event, depth 538.33 km, -179.9618° West, -23.7573° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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