A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us10003n9c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n9c. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 543.89 km (338 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.4053° West, latitude -24.2994° South, depth = 543.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 00:28:36 / October 2, 2015 @ 12:28 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:28:36 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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