A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1773 West, latitude -25.5379 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 15:01:36 / July 19, 2020 @ 3:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3gf. Id of event: us6000b3gf. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:01:36 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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