A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.6841 West, latitude -23.5262 South, depth = 541.13 km. Unique identifier: us1000d9yu. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d9yu. The temblor was detected at 14:04:55 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 02:04:55 / March 28, 2018 @ 2:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 541.13 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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