A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 539.13 km (335 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 00:36:45 / April 3, 2017 @ 12:36 am. The temblor was detected at 12:36:45 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.3093 East, latitude -23.6186 South, depth = 539.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008e00. Unique identifier: us10008e00.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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