A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7573 West, latitude -23.7077 South, depth = 523.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 21:48:44 / May 13, 2017 @ 9:48 pm. Unique identifier: us10008wg7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wg7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 523.34 km (325 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:44 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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