A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 20:44:27 / March 23, 2018 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 506.38 km (315 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9804° West, -24.339° South, depth 506.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8bb. Unique identifier: us1000d8bb. The temblor was detected at 08:44:27 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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