A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. 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: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 11:46:30 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:46 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3v5. Id of event: us6000c3v5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 508.23 km (316 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.6626° West, latitude -19.2458° South, depth = 508.23 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:46:30 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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