A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 180 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:51:16 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 22:51:16 / April 25, 2016 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 572.11 km (355 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4351 West, latitude -22.1239 South, depth = 572.11 km. Unique identifier: us10005bj9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bj9.
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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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