A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:32:07 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 576.78 km, -179.7663° West, -23.3384° South. Id of earthquake: us2000d70e. Event ids that are associated: us2000d70e. The epicenter was at a depth of 576.78 km (358 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 15:32:07 / February 15, 2018 @ 3:32 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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