A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.26 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.1568 West, latitude -26.0563 South, depth = 87.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 12:14:37 / September 12, 2020 @ 12:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:14:37 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmdu. Id of event: us7000bmdu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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