A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 499.65 km, 179.8343° East, -24.927° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 16:43:18 / October 4, 2015 @ 4:43 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k81. Unique identifier: us10003k81. 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 499.65 km (310 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:43:18 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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