A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 04:26:03 / July 17, 2020 @ 4:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 546.53 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:26:03 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.5057° East, -23.3188° South, depth 546.53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b2t9. Unique identifier: us6000b2t9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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