A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (127 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 01:16:54 / December 10, 2020 @ 1:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 528.82 km (329 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:16:54 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cr9t. Event ids that are associated: us7000cr9t. Exact location, longitude -178.8975° West, latitude -17.3523° South, depth = 528.82 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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