A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us600084px. Event ids that are associated: us600084px. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 525.74 km (327 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 01:49:48 / February 21, 2020 @ 1:49 am. Exact location, longitude -177.6203° West, latitude -17.541° South, depth = 525.74 km. The temblor was detected at 13:49:48 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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