A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 584.86 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:40:29 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.0664° East, -25.9591° South, depth 584.86 km. Unique identifier: us20008lri. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008lri. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 01:40:29 / February 13, 2017 @ 1:40 am.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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