A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 01:55:28 / November 26, 2016 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 478.24 km (297 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:55:28 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007cfd. Unique identifier: us10007cfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9093 West, latitude -25.0436 South, depth = 478.24 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six 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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