A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 225 km E of Levuka, Fiji (140 miles). Event id: us7000cs4u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs4u. Exact location of event, depth 517.41 km, -178.5912° West, -17.6992° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 517.41 km (322 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:47:52 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 12:47:52 / December 18, 2020 @ 12:47 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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