A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d8he. Event ids that are associated: us1000d8he. The temblor was detected at 15:03:40 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 606 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 178.8934 East, latitude -24.046 South, depth = 606 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 03:03:40 / March 24, 2018 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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