A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8321 West, latitude -24.301 South, depth = 504.8 km. Unique identifier: us2000jnmb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnmb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 504.8 km (314 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 17:30:56 / February 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:30:56 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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