A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 21:13:49 / February 5, 2016 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:49 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004z2b. Unique identifier: us20004z2b. The epicenter was at a depth of 532.22 km (331 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.756 West, latitude -23.723 South, depth = 532.22 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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