A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 283 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (176 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cn2t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn2t. Exact location, longitude -178.1125° West, latitude -17.3716° South, depth = 432.67 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 432.67 km (269 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:26:25 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 15:26:25 / December 2, 2020 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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