A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 166.23 km, -177.2071° West, -25.0888° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 15:46:16 / April 9, 2017 @ 3:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:46:16 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008hah. Unique identifier: us10008hah. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 166.23 km (103 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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