A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 269 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (167 miles). Global time and date of event 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 21:13:51 / October 31, 2019 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 544.63 km (338 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:13:51 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.5163° West, latitude -17.782° South, depth = 544.63 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000698v. Id of event: us6000698v.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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