A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:53:10 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 647.82 km (403 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000h3qc. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3qc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 12:53:10 / September 22, 2018 @ 12:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.018 West, latitude -17.9429 South, depth = 647.82 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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