A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 536.39 km (333 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.8765° West, latitude -23.2674° South, depth = 536.39 km. Unique identifier: us20009y17. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009y17. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:48 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 22:16:48 / July 13, 2017 @ 10:16 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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