A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10005h2r. Event ids that are associated: us10005h2r. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/05/16 / 2016-05-05 19:52:36 / May 5, 2016 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:52:36 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9587 East, latitude -24.1083 South, depth = 539.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 539.31 km (335 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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