A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 222 km E of Levuka, Fiji (138 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cpv2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpv2. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5858° West, -18.0253° South, depth 587.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 587.1 km (365 miles). Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 13:43:15 / December 7, 2020 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:43:15 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 222 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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