A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c35w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c35w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.07 km (334 miles). Exact location of event, depth 538.07 km, -179.7548° West, -23.9612° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 03:44:16 / September 24, 2020 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:44:16 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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