A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (48 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 579.54 km (360 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2122 West, latitude -20.1115 South, depth = 579.54 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/16 / 2016-10-04 07:38:46 / October 4, 2016 @ 7:38 am. Id of earthquake: us10006uwr. Event ids that are associated: us10006uwr. The temblor was reported at 19:38:46 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 78 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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