A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9581 West, latitude -24.9817 South, depth = 490.46 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:55:46 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000776l. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000776l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 490.46 km (305 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 00:55:46 / November 13, 2016 @ 12:55 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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