A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 20:17:55 / September 29, 2020 @ 8:17 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:17:55 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c4ue. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4ue. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 519.32 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8084° West, -23.4486° South, depth 519.32 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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