A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 153 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (95 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 599.8 km (373 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006t9g. Unique identifier: us10006t9g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3274 West, latitude -21.9024 South, depth = 599.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 12:11:23 / September 18, 2016 @ 12:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:11:23 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 153 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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