A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 191 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (119 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:00:44 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.6884 West, latitude -22.1142 South, depth = 604.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 16:00:44 / August 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm. Unique identifier: us10006jlk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jlk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 604.45 km (376 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 191 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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