A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cqse. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqse. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 609.33 km (379 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 17:37:08 / November 17, 2020 @ 5:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:37:08 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.2902 West, latitude -21.4544 South, depth = 609.33 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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