A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 21:05:22 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q6f. Unique identifier: us70007q6f. The temblor was picked up at 09:05:22 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.8732 West, latitude -17.1373 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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