A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 264 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (164 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:37:32 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 05:37:32 / September 28, 2018 @ 5:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 523.05 km (325 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000h3lp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3lp. Exact location of event, depth 523.05 km, -178.1944° West, -18.3097° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six 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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