A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 500.26 km (311 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:52:58 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.9314° East, -25.4871° South, depth 500.26 km. Unique identifier: us600084k8. Ids that are associated to the event: us600084k8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 20:52:58 / February 19, 2020 @ 8:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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