A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b4f. Id of event: us60008b4f. Exact location of event, longitude -179.3171 West, latitude -24.0165 South, depth = 526.74 km. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 12:57:59 / March 2, 2020 @ 12:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 526.74 km (327 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:57:59 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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