A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:32:13 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/15 / 2015-09-24 08:32:13 / September 24, 2015 @ 8:32 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003lep. Unique identifier: us10003lep. Exact location of event, depth 587.63 km, -178.558° West, -20.8837° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 587.63 km (365 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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