A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 17:38:40 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 17:38:40 / November 16, 2020 @ 5:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqf3. Unique identifier: us6000cqf3. Exact location of earthquake, 179.9644° East, -24.8641° South, depth 505.14 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 505.14 km (314 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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