A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 202 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (126 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 15:54:59 / September 6, 2016 @ 3:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4229 West, latitude -19.2816 South, depth = 578.93 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:54:59 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 578.93 km (360 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006men. Unique identifier: us10006men. 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 202 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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