A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 296 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (184 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3432° West, -17.9968° South, depth 592.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/19 / 2019-08-03 08:40:50 / August 3, 2019 @ 8:40 am. 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 592.5 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600052wl. Ids that are associated to the event: us600052wl. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:50 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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