A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (170 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 08:18:12 / September 11, 2018 @ 8:18 am. Exact location, longitude -178.0349° West, latitude -18.2643° South, depth = 550.44 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:18:12 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hcig. Event ids that are associated: us2000hcig. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 550.44 km (342 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine 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.
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