A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 33 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.8267 West, latitude -20.9303 South, depth = 565.84 km. The temblor was detected at 14:31:46 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 565.84 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70005cvc. Event ids that are associated: us70005cvc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/19 / 2019-09-02 02:31:46 / September 2, 2019 @ 2:31 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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