A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 257 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (160 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:07:15 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 23:07:15 / November 14, 2017 @ 11:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 559.31 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6123° West, -17.7152° South, depth 559.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bti7. Id of event: us2000bti7.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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