A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event id: us20007djx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007djx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/16 / 2016-10-01 06:43:37 / October 1, 2016 @ 6:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8834 West, latitude -25.0396 South, depth = 487.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 487.24 km (303 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:37 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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