A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 01:46:59 / July 31, 2017 @ 1:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9676 West, latitude -24.5074 South, depth = 527.42 km. Unique identifier: us2000a4g7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a4g7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:46:59 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 527.42 km (328 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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