A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 14:21:00 / October 18, 2020 @ 2:21 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:21:00 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 591.23 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbgu. Unique identifier: us6000cbgu. Exact location, longitude -178.1206° West, latitude -20.1961° South, depth = 591.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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