A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 138 kilometers (86 miles) from Suva in Fiji. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 23:39:27 / September 6, 2018 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h9xd. Id of event: us2000h9xd. The temblor was reported at 11:39:27 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.6518° East, -17.662° South, depth 594.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 594.44 km (369 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levuka. Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Levuka (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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