A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:02:22 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d7v5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7v5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 559.41 km (348 miles). Global time and date of event 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 21:02:22 / January 12, 2021 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3612 West, latitude -20.7978 South, depth = 559.41 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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