A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 05:32:07 / October 1, 2015 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jf6. Unique identifier: us10003jf6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 513.85 km (319 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:32:07 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 513.85 km, -179.4187° West, -24.5093° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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