A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 199 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (124 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nxn. Id of event: us10006nxn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 539.22 km (335 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 03:12:58 / September 12, 2016 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5555 West, latitude -19.2147 South, depth = 539.22 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:12:58 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 199 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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