A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 521.25 km, 179.7463° East, -24.2813° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:28:07 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cri2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cri2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 18:28:07 / November 22, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 521.25 km (324 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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