A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 15:15:03 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:15 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:15:03 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 174.2074° East, -15.0774° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c6gw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6gw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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