A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfy3. Unique identifier: us7000bfy3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 526.18 km (327 miles). Exact location of event, depth 526.18 km, -179.8895° West, -23.2743° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:25:31 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 17:25:31 / September 1, 2020 @ 5:25 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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