A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000beas. Event ids that are associated: us7000beas. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:33:32 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 586.98 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8282 West, latitude -18.1584 South, depth = 586.98 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 20:33:32 / August 23, 2020 @ 8:33 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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