A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:38:34 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 20:38:34 / March 5, 2017 @ 8:38 pm UTC/GMT. 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 626.55 km (389 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1151° West, -17.9865° South, depth 626.55 km. Unique identifier: us100088p9. Ids that are associated to the event: us100088p9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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