A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region kilometers (0 miles) from Fiji region on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 368.5 km, -178.5507° West, -14.9799° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:49:22 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 13:49:22 / July 9, 2017 @ 1:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 368.5 km (229 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009xvd. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xvd.
Nearby country/countries, Wallis and Futuna (c. 16 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Sigavé (c. 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Alo (c. 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alo, Sigavé (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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