A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 08:35:48 / August 5, 2020 @ 8:35 am. Id of earthquake: us6000b9kk. Event ids that are associated: us6000b9kk. Exact location of event, depth 559.44 km, -178.0313° West, -17.9389° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 559.44 km (348 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:35:48 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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