A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 482.68 km, -179.6462° West, -25.0785° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 482.68 km (300 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:15 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 09:50:15 / September 26, 2015 @ 9:50 am. Event id: us10003mf5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mf5. 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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