A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000arpl. Event ids that are associated: us7000arpl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.79 km (361 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 13:12:29 / July 13, 2020 @ 1:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9929 West, latitude -22.1826 South, depth = 580.79 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:12:29 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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