A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us20008t41. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008t41. Exact location of event, depth 480.63 km, -179.7727° West, -24.0687° South. The temblor was reported at 15:18:02 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 480.63 km (299 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 03:18:02 / March 19, 2017 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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