A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 538.88 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 15:34:22 / April 16, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:34:22 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.913 West, latitude -17.9861 South, depth = 538.88 km. Unique identifier: us10008jkc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008jkc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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