A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 428.72 km (266 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:02:29 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bhet. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhet. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 21:02:29 / August 19, 2020 @ 9:02 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7404 West, latitude -19.7071 South, depth = 428.72 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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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