A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 206 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (128 miles). Exact location, longitude 176.0471° East, latitude -19.1282° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:51 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007uzp. Unique identifier: us10007uzp. Global time and date of event 05/01/17 / 2017-01-05 00:25:51 / January 5, 2017 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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