A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 110 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (68 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:53 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6466 West, latitude -20.7816 South, depth = 535.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 535.16 km (333 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 10:39:53 / November 17, 2018 @ 10:39 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hvuh. Id of event: us1000hvuh.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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