A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:26:36 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 577.11 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cfmf. Event ids that are associated: us7000cfmf. Global time and date of event 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 23:26:36 / November 11, 2020 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 577.11 km, -179.5359° West, -22.6127° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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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