A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km E of Levuka, Fiji (178 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us6000c8si. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8si. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:48:06 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 09:48:06 / October 12, 2020 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9885° West, -18.2887° South, depth 633.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 633.97 km (394 miles).
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 twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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