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Strong earthquake 6.7 mag, 30 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Earthquake location -20.4202S, -178.5439WA earthquake with magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (19 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 615.91 km (383 miles). Exact location of event, depth 615.91 km, -178.5439° West, -20.4202° South. The temblor was reported at 03:54:22 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 15:54:22 / September 1, 2019 @ 3:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ndoi Island in Fiji (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005axg. Ids that are associated to the event: at00px5tik, us70005axg, pt19244000.

Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 30 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.5439° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.4202° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 615.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-01 15:54:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-01 16:13:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 691 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,us,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.176 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005axg Id of event.
Event Code 70005axg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00px5tik,us70005axg,pt19244000, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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