A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 15:14:47 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8369 West, latitude -19.5071 South, depth = 596.03 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 15:14:47 / October 29, 2020 @ 3:14 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 596.03 km (370 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000ca8p. Event ids that are associated: us7000ca8p.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen 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.
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