A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000cdub. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdub. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.892° West, -24.8484° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 05:49:44 / November 8, 2020 @ 5:49 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:44 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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