A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.1307 East, latitude -23.007 South, depth = 554.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 09:34:51 / January 12, 2016 @ 9:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 554.65 km (345 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:51 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dqf. Id of event: us10004dqf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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