A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7hf. Unique identifier: us1000d7hf. Exact location of event, depth 401.09 km, -179.037° West, -23.7317° South. 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 401.09 km (249 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 17:41:18 / March 14, 2018 @ 5:41 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:41:18 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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