A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 300 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600064bx. Ids that are associated to the event: us600064bx. The temblor was detected at 14:52:40 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8218° West, -23.2399° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 02:52:40 / October 20, 2019 @ 2:52 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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