A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (50 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 15:20:08 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/20 / 2020-04-23 03:20:08 / April 23, 2020 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 540.17 km (336 miles). Exact location of event, depth 540.17 km, -177.9249° West, -20.5721° South. Unique identifier: us60009ent. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009ent.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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