A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:17:53 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 560.37 km (348 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h8lp. Id of event: us2000h8lp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8689 West, latitude -18.1017 South, depth = 560.37 km. Global time and date of event 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 08:17:53 / September 5, 2018 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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