A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 09:46:50 / October 7, 2020 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000c7sj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7sj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 556.25 km (346 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:46:50 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.1858° East, latitude -23.2642° South, depth = 556.25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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