A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 589.25 km (366 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c1yz. Event ids that are associated: us6000c1yz. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:39 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 18:38:39 / September 27, 2020 @ 6:38 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.6061 West, latitude -22.1812 South, depth = 589.25 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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