A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us7000aqze. Event ids that are associated: us7000aqze. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0398 West, latitude -21.2403 South, depth = 607.92 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 607.92 km (378 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 19:38:37 / July 18, 2020 @ 7:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:38:37 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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