A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km E of Levuka, Fiji (178 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -177.9824° West, latitude -17.9254° South, depth = 531.96 km. Event id: us7000dj21. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dj21. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:38 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 09:48:38 / March 13, 2021 @ 9:48 am. 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 531.96 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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