A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4jt. Id of event: us6000d4jt. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:04:08 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 15:04:08 / December 31, 2020 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.7508° West, -24.0454° South, depth 538.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.64 km (335 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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