A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (36 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgq6. Unique identifier: us2000hgq6. The temblor was picked up at 23:57:24 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 584.58 km (363 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.335° West, -20.2451° South, depth 584.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 11:57:24 / September 9, 2018 @ 11:57 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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