A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 19:23:54 / March 13, 2018 @ 7:23 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 483.94 km (301 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:23:54 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.9393° East, latitude -24.853° South, depth = 483.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7g6. Unique identifier: us1000d7g6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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