A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 08:15:11 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 08:15:11 / August 28, 2020 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bgk3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgk3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4757 West, latitude -23.7313 South, depth = 186.23 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 186.23 km (116 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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