A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ban3. Id of event: us6000ban3. Exact location of earthquake, -179.5524° West, -23.4184° South, depth 552.28 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 552.28 km (343 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:40:25 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 15:40:25 / August 7, 2020 @ 3:40 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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