A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 10:49:05 / October 4, 2015 @ 10:49 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:49:05 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 533.72 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10003nji. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003nji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.8575° West, latitude -23.4778° South, depth = 533.72 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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