A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 280 km E of Levuka, Fiji (174 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us7000afr9. Event ids that are associated: us7000afr9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 21:08:34 / June 24, 2020 @ 9:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 526.29 km (327 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:08:34 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0329 West, latitude -17.9567 South, depth = 526.29 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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