A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 528.99 km, 179.9297° East, -23.4743° South. The temblor was detected at 16:53:18 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 04:53:18 / April 15, 2017 @ 4:53 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008ht0. Event ids that are associated: us10008ht0. 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 528.99 km (329 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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