A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 159 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji (99 miles). Event id: us2000hj34. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hj34. Global time and date of event 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 19:54:31 / September 23, 2018 @ 7:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 611.15 km (380 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:54:31 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.8051° West, -17.6329° South, depth 611.15 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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