A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 122 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003kn7. Event ids that are associated: us10003kn7. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5788° West, -20.3288° South, depth 499.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 07:51:51 / October 6, 2015 @ 7:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 499.1 km (310 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:51:51 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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