A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 296 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (184 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000db5n. Event ids that are associated: us2000db5n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 534.13 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 01:56:50 / February 24, 2018 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:50 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1285° West, -17.6253° South, depth 534.13 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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