A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us70005gyi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005gyi. Exact location, longitude -177.4188° West, latitude -26.4773° South, depth = 115.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.64 km (72 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:44 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 17:29:44 / September 5, 2019 @ 5:29 pm.
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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