A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 490.36 km (305 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 17:16:57 / September 11, 2020 @ 5:16 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:16:57 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnz5. Id of event: us7000bnz5. Exact location of event, longitude 179.602 East, latitude -25.5673 South, depth = 490.36 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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