A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.9108 East, latitude -23.1484 South, depth = 554.52 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 00:06:13 / August 25, 2020 @ 12:06 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 554.52 km (345 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bfal. Id of event: us7000bfal. The temblor was detected at 00:06:13 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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