A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 240 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (149 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:37:09 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5555° West, -17.3229° South, depth 562.26 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d127. Unique identifier: us7000d127. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 08:37:09 / January 18, 2021 @ 8:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 562.26 km (349 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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