A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 206 km SE of Suva, Fiji (128 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.5853° East, latitude -19.6542° South, depth = 555.72 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 555.72 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 13:37:46 / February 3, 2017 @ 1:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008k8j. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008k8j. The temblor was picked up at 01:37:46 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 206 km SE of Suva, Fiji.
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