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). Event id: us6000d5m8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5m8. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9002° West, -25.2277° South, depth 516.57 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 516.57 km (321 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 23:02:44 / January 4, 2021 @ 11:02 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:02:44 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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