A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:54:00 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 497.28 km (309 miles). Id of earthquake: us20006vcg. Event ids that are associated: us20006vcg. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9015 West, latitude -25.0968 South, depth = 497.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 21:54:00 / August 25, 2016 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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