A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 468.54 km (291 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:31:16 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008wgu. Event ids that are associated: us10008wgu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 12:31:16 / May 14, 2017 @ 12:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7892 West, latitude -24.4026 South, depth = 468.54 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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