A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km WNW of Lautoka, Fiji (71 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/15 / 2015-09-08 00:03:50 / September 8, 2015 @ 12:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.02 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20003ldg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003ldg. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:03:50 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 176.4284 East, latitude -17.3319 South, depth = 36.02 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km WNW of Lautoka, Fiji.
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