A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (62 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ndoi Island in Fiji (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oe12bt, us10006scr. Id of event: us10006scr. Exact location, longitude -178.27° West, latitude -19.8379° South, depth = 594.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 21:28:41 / September 24, 2016 @ 9:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:28:41 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 594.56 km (369 miles).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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