A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 16:29:08 / December 26, 2020 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 520.5 km, 179.851° East, -24.57° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 520.5 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d383. Event ids that are associated: us6000d383. The temblor was picked up at 16:29:08 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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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