A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 152 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (94 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us600044nh. Event ids that are associated: us600044nh. Exact location, longitude -179.2888° West, latitude -21.9106° South, depth = 598.29 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 16:36:20 / June 22, 2019 @ 4:36 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.29 km (372 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:36:20 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 152 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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