A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 05:44:21 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600089kr. Event ids that are associated: us600089kr. Exact location of event, depth 536.5 km, 179.497° East, -23.5052° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 536.5 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 17:44:21 / March 4, 2020 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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