A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:44:50 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 400.05 km (249 miles). Global time and date of event 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 12:44:50 / May 29, 2019 @ 12:44 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003wd2. Unique identifier: us70003wd2. Exact location of event, longitude -179.1221 West, latitude -23.4897 South, depth = 400.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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.
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