A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000arl2. Unique identifier: us1000arl2. Exact location of event, longitude -176.8555 West, latitude -18.115 South, depth = 58.57 km. Global time and date of event 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 17:22:32 / October 7, 2017 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:22:32 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). 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 58.57 km (36 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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