A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.7321° West, latitude -25.5133° South, depth = 91.01 km. The temblor was reported at 18:25:15 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.01 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/15 / 2015-12-25 06:25:15 / December 25, 2015 @ 6:25 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bae. Unique identifier: us10004bae. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen 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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