A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 603.36 km, -178.4604° West, -20.7923° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:06:57 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c81g. Id of event: us6000c81g. 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: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 18:06:57 / October 8, 2020 @ 6:06 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 603.36 km (375 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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