A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7655 West, latitude -24.0173 South, depth = 484.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 484.46 km (301 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:27:35 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d9na. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9na. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 13:27:35 / February 19, 2018 @ 1:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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