A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km E of Levuka, Fiji (139 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 20:27:05 / September 14, 2020 @ 8:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5788 West, latitude -17.8523 South, depth = 578.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bn9g. Event ids that are associated: us7000bn9g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 578.4 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:05 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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