A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7601 West, latitude -23.5981 South, depth = 581.64 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7g2. Id of event: us6000d7g2. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:51:18 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.64 km (361 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 02:51:18 / December 31, 2020 @ 2:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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