A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 583.73 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:44:28 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000dw3f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dw3f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 15:44:28 / April 7, 2018 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.252° West, -17.9213° South, depth 583.73 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Fiji region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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