A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 23:10:02 / September 15, 2018 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.1741° West, latitude -17.8624° South, depth = 498.58 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:10:02 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 498.58 km (310 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hfa8. Event ids that are associated: us2000hfa8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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