A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 81 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (50 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:08:38 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3495 West, latitude -19.9911 South, depth = 591.53 km. Id of earthquake: us10006sq1. Event ids that are associated: us10006sq1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 08:08:38 / September 26, 2016 @ 8:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.53 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 81 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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