A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008ls0. Event ids that are associated: us20008ls0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7283 West, latitude -24.1613 South, depth = 457.86 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:57 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 15:41:57 / February 13, 2017 @ 3:41 pm. 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 457.86 km (285 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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