A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 519.58 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:18:41 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000di1u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000di1u. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 01:18:41 / February 9, 2021 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.8335 West, latitude -20.9462 South, depth = 519.58 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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