A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.3663 West, latitude -23.5242 South, depth = 169.27 km. The temblor was reported at 04:58:29 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 169.27 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdlt. Id of event: us7000bdlt. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 04:58:29 / August 20, 2020 @ 4:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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