A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 517.91 km (322 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007rxd. Id of event: us70007rxd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 14:14:15 / February 10, 2020 @ 2:14 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:14:15 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.3596° East, latitude -24.9097° South, depth = 517.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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