A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 589.38 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkcf. Unique identifier: us2000bkcf. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0586° West, -17.9196° South, depth 589.38 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:29:21 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 11:29:21 / October 30, 2017 @ 11:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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