A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.0321° East, latitude -24.6526° South, depth = 587.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 587.22 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgqb. Id of event: us2000hgqb. Global time and date of event 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 14:27:28 / September 9, 2018 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:27:28 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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