A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:19:29 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 563.82 km (350 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.3614 East, latitude -23.3609 South, depth = 563.82 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 04:19:29 / July 23, 2020 @ 4:19 am. Unique identifier: us6000b65t. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b65t.
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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