A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 289 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:43:26 / 9:43 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, depth 583.49 km, -178.0172° West, -18.1179° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003njf. Unique identifier: us10003njf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 09:43:26 / October 4, 2015 @ 9:43 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 583.49 km (363 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-two 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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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: 289 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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