A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event id: us7000cdtj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdtj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 14:34:19 / November 12, 2020 @ 2:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 569.82 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:34:19 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7589 West, latitude -18.6108 South, depth = 569.82 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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