A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 282 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:09:38 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 564.81 km (351 miles). Exact location of event, depth 564.81 km, -178.1346° West, -18.1587° South. Event id: us1000i39x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i39x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 04:09:38 / December 6, 2018 @ 4:09 am. 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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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