A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008n4r. Id of event: us10008n4r. The temblor was detected at 02:12:19 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 534.99 km (332 miles). Exact location of event, depth 534.99 km, -179.5587° West, -23.8533° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 14:12:19 / April 20, 2017 @ 2:12 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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