A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 528.47 km (328 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:41:50 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 10:41:50 / April 15, 2016 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20005ifg. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ifg. Exact location of event, depth 528.47 km, 179.8974° East, -24.7177° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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