A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 587.27 km, -179.3028° West, -22.0022° South. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:14 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 14:57:14 / August 25, 2020 @ 2:57 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfb3. Unique identifier: us7000bfb3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 587.27 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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