A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 247 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7915 West, latitude -18.5844 South, depth = 587.46 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:38:27 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 587.46 km (365 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000brwz. Event ids that are associated: us2000brwz. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:38:27 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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