A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 141 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (88 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 04:59:10 / September 4, 2016 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:59:10 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006k90. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006k90. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 591.35 km (367 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.3872° West, latitude -21.7555° South, depth = 591.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 141 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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