A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 139 km E of Levuka, Fiji (86 miles). Event id: us7000diwy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000diwy. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:57:18 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.3679° West, latitude -17.9677° South, depth = 612.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 18:57:18 / March 12, 2021 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 612.78 km (381 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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