A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 514.18 km, -179.7293° West, -23.7778° South. Event id: us20007ziq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007ziq. The temblor was picked up at 08:59:36 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/16 / 2016-12-03 20:59:36 / December 3, 2016 @ 8:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 514.18 km (319 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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