A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 528.65 km (328 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:57:17 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 21:57:17 / June 2, 2017 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lcy. Id of event: us20009lcy. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9897 West, latitude -24.025 South, depth = 528.65 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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