A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 146 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.7164° West, -19.7134° South, depth 597.8 km. Unique identifier: us10003la2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003la2. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:05 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 597.8 km (371 miles). Global time and date of event 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 12:54:05 / September 21, 2015 @ 12:54 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 146 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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