A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (52 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 08:59:47 / September 10, 2015 @ 8:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 483.33 km (300 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8941 West, latitude -20.7567 South, depth = 483.33 km. The temblor was reported at 20:59:47 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003hq0. Unique identifier: us20003hq0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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