A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007l0m. Unique identifier: us70007l0m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 07:54:44 / January 31, 2020 @ 7:54 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 508.04 km (316 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8861 West, latitude -24.8211 South, depth = 508.04 km. The temblor was detected at 19:54:44 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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