A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6h3. Unique identifier: us6000d6h3. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 22:24:46 / December 28, 2020 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 179.5655 East, latitude -24.7046 South, depth = 609.49 km. The temblor was detected at 22:24:46 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 609.49 km (379 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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