A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (104 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 09:55:11 / September 15, 2018 @ 9:55 am. Id of earthquake: us2000hia2. Event ids that are associated: us2000hia2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:55:11 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.654° West, -19.487° South, depth 430.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 430.16 km (267 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and five 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 168 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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