A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 519.98 km (323 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:16:53 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 18:16:53 / October 4, 2015 @ 6:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7336 West, latitude -23.8704 South, depth = 519.98 km. Id of earthquake: us10003k8j. Event ids that are associated: us10003k8j.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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