A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3573 West, latitude -25.5942 South, depth = 79 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:09:11 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005tt8. Unique identifier: us70005tt8. Global time and date of event 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 03:09:11 / October 13, 2019 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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