A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 03:14:40 / August 14, 2017 @ 3:14 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 528.08 km (328 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:14:40 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.6193° East, latitude -25.6294° South, depth = 528.08 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9dq. Unique identifier: us2000a9dq.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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