A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 237 km E of Levuka, Fiji (147 miles). Exact location of event, depth 633.37 km, -178.4405° West, -18.0278° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 633.37 km (394 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:00:53 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 05:00:53 / October 9, 2020 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000c6yk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6yk.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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