A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 232 km E of Levuka, Fiji (144 miles). Global time and date of event 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 02:23:54 / June 12, 2020 @ 2:23 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000ae8j. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ae8j. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:23:54 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 552.33 km (343 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.4927° West, latitude -17.9107° South, depth = 552.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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