A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9357 West, latitude -23.7497 South, depth = 532.77 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:39 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bfq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfq0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 532.77 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 19:52:39 / August 16, 2020 @ 7:52 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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