A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 258 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (160 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 594.29 km (369 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 00:19:35 / September 4, 2018 @ 12:19 am. Exact location of event, depth 594.29 km, -178.2259° West, -18.3603° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdg3. Unique identifier: us2000hdg3. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:19:35 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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