A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event id: us1000hef4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hef4. Global time and date of event 15/10/18 / 2018-10-15 16:05:11 / October 15, 2018 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:05:11 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8246 West, latitude -23.8203 South, depth = 507.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 507.77 km (316 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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