A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 151 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 592.63 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 16:49:32 / June 9, 2019 @ 4:49 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.3749° West, latitude -21.8629° South, depth = 592.63 km. The temblor was reported at 04:49:32 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600040re. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040re.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 151 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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