A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 256 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (159 miles). Unique identifier: us10005bnw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bnw. Global time and date of event 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 17:18:56 / April 26, 2016 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 341.03 km (212 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:18:56 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.003° West, latitude -18.98° South, depth = 341.03 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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