A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 22:00:10 / October 17, 2019 @ 10:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 519.43 km (323 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:00:10 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.8717° East, -23.8478° South, depth 519.43 km. Id of earthquake: us6000628u. Event ids that are associated: us6000628u.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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