A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (32 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:31:38 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 621.81 km (386 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003pn1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003pn1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 11:31:38 / October 19, 2015 @ 11:31 am. Exact location of event, depth 621.81 km, -178.9474° West, -21.0516° South.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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