A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (137 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003l8w. Unique identifier: us10003l8w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:34:58 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6369 West, latitude -18.9267 South, depth = 536.69 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 536.69 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 03:34:58 / September 21, 2015 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 220 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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