A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 00:15:00 / September 18, 2015 @ 12:15 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jhp. Unique identifier: us10003jhp. The temblor was picked up at 12:15:00 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4992 West, latitude -20.8313 South, depth = 514.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 514.24 km (320 miles).
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 six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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