A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:51:44 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b3hz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3hz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 13:51:44 / July 20, 2020 @ 1:51 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 556.88 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.139° West, -20.7572° South, depth 556.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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