A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:46:29 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdm0. Unique identifier: us7000bdm0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 178.4225° East, -25.4011° South, depth 603.57 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 603.57 km (375 miles). Global time and date of event 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 09:46:29 / August 20, 2020 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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