A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 229 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (142 miles). Event id: us20009lcx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lcx. The temblor was picked up at 09:36:43 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 565.39 km (351 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 21:36:43 / June 2, 2017 @ 9:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7533 West, latitude -17.463 South, depth = 565.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-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.
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