A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6893 West, latitude -20.667 South, depth = 614.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 614.84 km (382 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:38:23 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 15:38:23 / October 18, 2020 @ 3:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000cbgw. Event ids that are associated: us6000cbgw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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