A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (173 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us2000h7n8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h7n8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 562.28 km, -178.24° West, -18.1752° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 00:30:24 / September 4, 2018 @ 12:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 562.28 km (349 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:30:24 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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