A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004h3p. Id of event: us20004h3p. The epicenter was at a depth of 519.01 km (322 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:21:08 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.3996 East, latitude -25.599 South, depth = 519.01 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 23:21:08 / December 10, 2015 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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