A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6645 West, latitude -20.3856 South, depth = 378.13 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 21:26:15 / April 14, 2017 @ 9:26 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008hpx. Event ids that are associated: us10008hpx. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:26:15 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). 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 378.13 km (235 miles).
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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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