A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 13:56:17 / December 9, 2015 @ 1:56 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 523.67 km (325 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.6808° West, -23.6714° South, depth 523.67 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004fw0. Unique identifier: us20004fw0. The temblor was reported at 01:56:17 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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