A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 03:02:30 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.83° West, -18.088° South, depth 519.09 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 519.09 km (323 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d4h1. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4h1. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:02:30 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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