A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 614.45 km, -179.0578° West, -21.2517° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 614.45 km (382 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 14:50:11 / July 19, 2020 @ 2:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3gd. Id of event: us6000b3gd. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:50:11 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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