A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 553.85 km (344 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6211 West, latitude -17.916 South, depth = 553.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 21:21:37 / August 31, 2018 @ 9:21 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:21:37 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000haey. Unique identifier: us2000haey.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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