A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -177.9287° West, latitude -17.7654° South, depth = 589.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h64k. Unique identifier: us2000h64k. The temblor was reported at 09:21:36 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 21:21:36 / August 24, 2018 @ 9:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 589.69 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and five, in the past 30 days two hundred and ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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