A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 20:33:56 / March 21, 2018 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:33:56 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1525 West, latitude -17.9387 South, depth = 598.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 598.17 km (372 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000da3c. Unique identifier: us1000da3c.
Every 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 seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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