A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:56:26 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 17:56:26 / April 10, 2017 @ 5:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008im6. Event ids that are associated: us10008im6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 543.97 km (338 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 543.97 km, -177.7077° West, -18.061° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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