A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 169 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (105 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 16:53:04 / November 6, 2016 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 595.31 km (370 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:53:04 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076xk. Id of event: us100076xk. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4621 West, latitude -19.1331 South, depth = 595.31 km.
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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