A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 271 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 562.07 km (349 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 00:54:17 / October 3, 2019 @ 12:54 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:54:17 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005q3f. Id of event: us70005q3f. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1791° West, -18.2464° South, depth 562.07 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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