A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2208 West, latitude -17.9385 South, depth = 580.07 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyen. Id of event: us1000hyen. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.07 km (360 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:14:05 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 21:14:05 / November 27, 2018 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Every 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 eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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