A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ahf8. Event ids that are associated: us7000ahf8. The temblor was reported at 07:00:37 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 07:00:37 / June 28, 2020 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -179.5603 West, latitude -24.471 South, depth = 505.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 505.03 km (314 miles). 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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