A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 598.97 km (372 miles). Exact location of event, depth 598.97 km, -177.6876° West, -18.0994° South. The temblor was picked up at 03:47:58 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 15:47:58 / August 7, 2018 @ 3:47 pm. Event id: us1000g6e8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g6e8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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