A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.23 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.4014° West, latitude -25.4587° South, depth = 161.23 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:36:32 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 21:36:32 / October 26, 2017 @ 9:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000bhve. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bhve.
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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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