A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 220 km E of Levuka, Fiji (137 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 18:23:13 / November 25, 2020 @ 6:23 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:23:13 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ckew. Event ids that are associated: us7000ckew. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6255 West, latitude -17.7621 South, depth = 568.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 568.61 km (353 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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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