A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 09:32:03 / September 13, 2017 @ 9:32 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ald0. Unique identifier: us2000ald0. Exact location, longitude 179.6047° East, latitude -23.6255° South, depth = 533.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 533.54 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:32:03 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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