A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.5566 West, latitude -22.144 South, depth = 586.11 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:39 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfta. Unique identifier: us7000bfta. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 00:31:39 / August 26, 2020 @ 12:31 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 586.11 km (364 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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