A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000be08. Event ids that are associated: us6000be08. Global time and date of event 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 23:08:15 / August 7, 2020 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 583.19 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:08:15 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.4362° West, latitude -22.1596° South, depth = 583.19 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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