A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (34 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:22 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.4523° West, latitude -21.0853° South, depth = 610.58 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q1m. Id of event: us70007q1m. 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: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 16:19:22 / February 6, 2020 @ 4:19 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 610.58 km (379 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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