A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 263 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (163 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4488 West, latitude -17.5615 South, depth = 549.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 08:15:28 / March 11, 2018 @ 8:15 am. The temblor was reported at 20:15:28 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 549.92 km (342 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d6hd. Event ids that are associated: us1000d6hd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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