A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:44:01 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000djbu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000djbu. Exact location, longitude -178.7843° West, latitude -26.443° South, depth = 572.67 km. Global time and date of event 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 16:44:01 / March 14, 2021 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 572.67 km (356 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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