A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Fiji region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d81y. Event ids that are associated: us1000d81y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1401 West, latitude -17.903 South, depth = 640.71 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 640.71 km (398 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 10:42:56 / March 17, 2018 @ 10:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:42:56 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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