A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 69 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 17:15:02 / March 25, 2018 @ 5:15 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 528.52 km (328 miles). Event id: us1000d8wt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8wt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.041 West, latitude -20.5405 South, depth = 528.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:15:02 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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