A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:19:37 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.6175° West, latitude -21.0881° South, depth = 571.87 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 571.87 km (355 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006sl0. Event ids that are associated: us10006sl0. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 19:19:37 / September 25, 2016 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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