A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.606 East, latitude -25.364 South, depth = 517.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aup0. Id of event: us1000aup0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 517.28 km (321 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:48:20 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 01:48:20 / October 15, 2017 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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