A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 18:52:37 / October 10, 2019 @ 6:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:52:37 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4982 West, latitude -24.6207 South, depth = 502.15 km. Event id: us70005vh1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vh1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 502.15 km (312 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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