A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.6735° West, latitude -17.0766° South, depth = 57.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.8 km (36 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005eid. Unique identifier: us20005eid. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/16 / 2016-03-29 14:11:52 / March 29, 2016 @ 2:11 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:11:52 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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