A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 06:07:07 / November 8, 2018 @ 6:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.8434 West, latitude -23.5091 South, depth = 552.37 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:07:07 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 552.37 km (343 miles). Unique identifier: us1000hs60. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hs60.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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