A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 23:50:46 / July 29, 2020 @ 11:50 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000b6iw. Event ids that are associated: us6000b6iw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 611.03 km (380 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3962 West, latitude -20.6086 South, depth = 611.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:50:46 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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