A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 124 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (77 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 480.49 km (299 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:08:02 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5314 West, latitude -20.8819 South, depth = 480.49 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 17:08:02 / May 17, 2017 @ 5:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008uty. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008uty.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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