A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 518.68 km (322 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.5669° West, latitude -23.8534° South, depth = 518.68 km. Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 20:45:50 / July 15, 2020 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:45:50 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000at7m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000at7m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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