A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.325 West, latitude -24.5128 South, depth = 111.61 km. Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 01:43:59 / February 7, 2020 @ 1:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.61 km (69 miles). Event id: us70007q3y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q3y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:43:59 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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