A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.66 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -176.5063° West, latitude -24.0398° South, depth = 149.66 km. Unique identifier: us600086mr. Ids that are associated to the event: us600086mr. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:34:16 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 00:34:16 / February 29, 2020 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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