A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). 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 508.07 km (316 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 508.07 km, -179.4524° West, -24.1466° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:32:48 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 05:32:48 / September 2, 2017 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arll. Id of event: us2000arll.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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