A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). 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 528.88 km (329 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:39:44 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9221 East, latitude -24.3864 South, depth = 528.88 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs4b. Unique identifier: us7000cs4b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 23:39:44 / December 14, 2020 @ 11:39 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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