A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 535.44 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bahd. Unique identifier: us6000bahd. The temblor was detected at 12:31:33 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 12:31:33 / August 2, 2020 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.7682° West, -23.7638° South, depth 535.44 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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