A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 257 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10005bpr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bpr. The temblor was picked up at 02:50:58 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 591.31 km (367 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.5294° West, -18.605° South, depth 591.31 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 14:50:58 / April 17, 2016 @ 2:50 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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