A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 00:32:25 / October 23, 2015 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, -176.6228° West, -23.6162° South, depth 104.29 km. The temblor was detected at 12:32:25 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qv8. Unique identifier: us10003qv8. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.29 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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