A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (29 miles). Event id: us20003nyd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003nyd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 590.91 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 10:15:44 / September 13, 2015 @ 10:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:15:44 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2679 West, latitude -20.5147 South, depth = 590.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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