A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 19:06:49 / October 3, 2020 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6r3. Id of event: us6000c6r3. The temblor was reported at 19:06:49 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 548.46 km, -179.8497° West, -23.6156° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 548.46 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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