A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:19:36 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 01:19:36 / February 22, 2020 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 494.98 km (308 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8938 West, latitude -24.8819 South, depth = 494.98 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000859u. Id of event: us6000859u.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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