A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 02:53:23 / February 8, 2020 @ 2:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 193.76 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70007q5c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q5c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:53:23 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4745 West, latitude -26.017 South, depth = 193.76 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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