A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1505 West, latitude -20.1985 South, depth = 541.47 km. Global time and date of event 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 23:06:32 / August 28, 2020 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgky. Unique identifier: us7000bgky. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:06:32 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 541.47 km (336 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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