A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:06:47 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000dsmc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dsmc. Exact location of earthquake, -179.7097° West, -23.4123° South, depth 556.03 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 556.03 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/18 / 2018-04-21 23:06:47 / April 21, 2018 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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