A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.8266° West, -17.6856° South. The temblor was detected at 06:01:33 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 18:01:33 / February 4, 2018 @ 6:01 pm. Unique identifier: us2000d26g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d26g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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