A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/15 / 2015-12-30 09:00:21 / December 30, 2015 @ 9:00 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 513.83 km (319 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:00:21 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.8923° West, latitude -24.3892° South, depth = 513.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004btp. Event ids that are associated: us10004btp.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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