A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8804 East, latitude -24.9993 South, depth = 491.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 491.52 km (305 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbam. Id of event: us2000hbam. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:11:49 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 01:11:49 / September 9, 2018 @ 1:11 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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