A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 433.08 km (269 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:52:51 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 22:52:51 / February 19, 2021 @ 10:52 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000dks3. Event ids that are associated: us6000dks3. Exact location, longitude 179.7337° East, latitude -23.6954° South, depth = 433.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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