A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 583.37 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 00:01:02 / September 21, 2016 @ 12:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006u2f. Id of event: us10006u2f. Exact location of earthquake, 179.2375° East, -24.4019° South, depth 583.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:01:02 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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