A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bl1p. Id of event: us7000bl1p. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3304° West, -20.8699° South, depth 558.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 18:43:52 / September 5, 2020 @ 6:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 558.42 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:43:52 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two 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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