A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 179.6664° East, latitude -25.1709° South, depth = 530.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 05:56:23 / April 7, 2017 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:56:23 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fdt. Unique identifier: us10008fdt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 530.9 km (330 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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