A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 19:11:55 / July 28, 2020 @ 7:11 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:55 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.7718 West, latitude -18.7505 South, depth = 541.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 541.24 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b5if. Event ids that are associated: us6000b5if.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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