A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.74 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100098u1. Unique identifier: us100098u1. The temblor was reported at 08:48:03 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 20:48:03 / July 4, 2017 @ 8:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.3287° West, latitude -25.997° South, depth = 125.74 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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