A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000be8x. Unique identifier: us7000be8x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 19:46:36 / August 22, 2020 @ 7:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.676° West, -18.8523° South, depth 524.23 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:36 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 524.23 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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