A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 17:36:48 / May 15, 2019 @ 5:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 179.775° East, -24.0153° South, depth 580.16 km. Event id: us60003r7d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003r7d. The temblor was detected at 05:36:48 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 580.16 km (360 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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