A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 15:54:55 / June 22, 2017 @ 3:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000956e. Id of event: us1000956e. The epicenter was at a depth of 566.19 km (352 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:54:55 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -176.5904 West, latitude -16.8709 South, depth = 566.19 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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