A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.6573° West, latitude -17.49° South, depth = 365.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 365.7 km (227 miles). Global time and date of event 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 01:02:57 / April 30, 2020 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:02:57 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009aiy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009aiy.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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