A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8268 West, latitude -23.6063 South, depth = 540.98 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:24:53 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007q3x. Event ids that are associated: us70007q3x. 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 540.98 km (336 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 01:24:53 / February 7, 2020 @ 1:24 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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