A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:57:59 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 02:57:59 / October 11, 2020 @ 2:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 483.57 km (300 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9062 West, latitude -24.3602 South, depth = 483.57 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8ie. Id of event: us6000c8ie.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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