A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. 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: us2000bpmq. Id of event: us2000bpmq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 167.84 km (104 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:06:59 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.1651 West, latitude -23.7427 South, depth = 167.84 km. Global time and date of event 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 11:06:59 / November 6, 2017 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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