A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 606.41 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:22:27 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.103° West, -21.3385° South, depth 606.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cc50. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc50. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:22:27 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:22 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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