A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6403° West, -19.2193° South, depth 579.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 579.19 km (360 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bemw. Unique identifier: us6000bemw. Global time and date of event 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 02:47:56 / August 9, 2020 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:47:56 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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