A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.6422 West, latitude -24.4946 South, depth = 62.34 km. Global time and date of event 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 20:11:53 / February 20, 2019 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:11:53 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.34 km (39 miles). Unique identifier: us1000j9dt. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000j9dt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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