A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 01:52:23 / April 30, 2020 @ 1:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 340.49 km (212 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009aj0. Event ids that are associated: us70009aj0. The temblor was detected at 13:52:23 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9846 West, latitude -25.4931 South, depth = 340.49 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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