A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 521.96 km (324 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:13:14 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 13:13:14 / March 15, 2021 @ 1:13 pm. Exact location of event, depth 521.96 km, -179.3479° West, -23.8319° South. Unique identifier: us7000djhk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000djhk.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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