A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cpwg. Unique identifier: us2000cpwg. The epicenter was at a depth of 549.09 km (341 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:44:27 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.1188° East, latitude -23.342° South, depth = 549.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/18 / 2018-01-14 14:44:27 / January 14, 2018 @ 2:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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