A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:20:36 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a3zn. Event ids that are associated: us2000a3zn. Exact location, longitude -176.452° West, latitude -24.4219° South, depth = 60.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.14 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 08:20:36 / August 3, 2017 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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