A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1748 West, latitude -21.1231 South, depth = 495.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apim. Id of event: us7000apim. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 495.17 km (308 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:59:32 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 15:59:32 / July 9, 2020 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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