A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 19:49:49 / October 22, 2016 @ 7:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.1373° West, -17.7276° South, depth 388.7 km. The temblor was reported at 07:49:49 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072l5. Id of event: us100072l5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 388.7 km (242 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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