A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us6000d27t. Event ids that are associated: us6000d27t. Exact location of event, longitude -179.2831 West, latitude -23.6682 South, depth = 452.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 452.8 km (281 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 09:23:52 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 09:23:52 / December 20, 2020 @ 9:23 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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