A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 38 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:10:16 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 17:10:16 / August 29, 2016 @ 5:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 630.13 km, -179.0023° West, -20.8516° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 630.13 km (392 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10006jll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jll. 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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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