A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 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). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 527.89 km (328 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70009g60. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g60. The temblor was detected at 05:12:50 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 527.89 km, -179.9796° West, -23.4638° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 17:12:50 / May 14, 2020 @ 5:12 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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