A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.7226° East, latitude -26.1208° South, depth = 468.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 00:46:20 / June 8, 2017 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:46:20 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 468.22 km (291 miles). Unique identifier: us20009mne. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mne.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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