A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 18:37:46 / 6:37 pm (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 521.27 km (324 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d4ut. Unique identifier: us2000d4ut. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/18 / 2018-02-09 06:37:46 / February 9, 2018 @ 6:37 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1404° West, -17.9772° South, depth 521.27 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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