A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 299 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji (186 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 492.57 km, -177.9246° West, -18.6747° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:57:56 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de7f. Unique identifier: us6000de7f. 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 492.57 km (306 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 13:57:56 / January 26, 2021 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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