A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 240 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (149 miles). Global time and date of event 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 06:33:50 / November 21, 2019 @ 6:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:33:50 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006ef3. Unique identifier: us70006ef3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 568.73 km (353 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6882° West, -17.5408° South, depth 568.73 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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