A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 584.66 km, -178.0174° West, -17.9481° South. The temblor was reported at 15:25:18 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 584.66 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jdzw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jdzw. Global time and date of event 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 03:25:18 / March 12, 2019 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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