A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Fiji region (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: us6000d1uu. Id of event: us6000d1uu. Exact location of event, depth 544.09 km, -178.1499° West, -20.5218° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 04:57:06 / December 17, 2020 @ 4:57 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:57:06 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 544.09 km (338 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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