A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 27 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000kcsa. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000kcsa. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:04:41 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 06:04:41 / April 9, 2019 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 542.25 km (337 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.4445° West, latitude -20.7144° South, depth = 542.25 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 27 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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