A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000hic4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hic4. The epicenter was at a depth of 560.68 km (348 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 13:47:36 / September 16, 2018 @ 1:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6762 West, latitude -17.9357 South, depth = 560.68 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:47:36 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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