A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected 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 time and date of earthquake 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 20:20:25 / May 1, 2020 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us700098fa. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098fa. Exact location of earthquake, 179.8585° East, -23.9174° South, depth 525.34 km. The temblor was detected at 08:20:25 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 525.34 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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