A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5282 West, latitude -25.1562 South, depth = 166.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.48 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000dw6i. Event ids that are associated: us2000dw6i. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:30:32 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 20:30:32 / April 7, 2018 @ 8:30 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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