A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 260 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (162 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d228. Unique identifier: us2000d228. Exact location of earthquake, -179.2074° West, -22.9558° South, depth 562.69 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/18 / 2018-02-03 10:49:50 / February 3, 2018 @ 10:49 am. The temblor was reported at 22:49:50 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 562.69 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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