A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 605.52 km (376 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.2414° West, latitude -21.3275° South, depth = 605.52 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bgv6. Event ids that are associated: us6000bgv6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 21:57:44 / August 18, 2020 @ 9:57 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:57:44 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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