A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 07:26:41 / November 17, 2020 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:26:41 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.3787° East, latitude -22.6607° South, depth = 566.26 km. 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: us6000cqs1. Unique identifier: us6000cqs1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.26 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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