A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Fiji region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdry. Unique identifier: us7000bdry. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:30:13 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.6106° West, latitude -21.9172° South, depth = 582.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 582.71 km (362 miles). Global time and date of event 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 22:30:13 / August 21, 2020 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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