A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a40t. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a40t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 21:32:56 / July 29, 2017 @ 9:32 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8869° West, -23.4224° South, depth 552.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 552.39 km (343 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:32:56 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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