A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 557.75 km (347 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 13:57:34 / August 16, 2020 @ 1:57 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:57:34 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bib3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bib3. Exact location of event, depth 557.75 km, 179.7706° East, -25.3127° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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