A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005ryd. Event ids that are associated: us70005ryd. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:17:44 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.1338° West, latitude -25.8392° South, depth = 70.15 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 00:17:44 / September 25, 2019 @ 12:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.15 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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