A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 282 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 607.17 km (377 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:48:41 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 607.17 km, -178.3787° West, -18.1207° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 10:48:41 / October 2, 2016 @ 10:48 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20007dmq. Unique identifier: us20007dmq. 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 four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 282 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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