A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6771 West, latitude -20.7537 South, depth = 584.47 km. The temblor was detected at 13:48:23 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 13:48:23 / September 23, 2020 @ 1:48 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 584.47 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c01d. Unique identifier: us6000c01d.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Fiji region.
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