A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 12:03:12 / November 6, 2017 @ 12:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:03:12 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 535.1 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000bj6m. Event ids that are associated: us2000bj6m. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9713 West, latitude -23.6447 South, depth = 535.1 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 four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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