A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 km WNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:38:33 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005etz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005etz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/19 / 2019-09-04 01:38:33 / September 4, 2019 @ 1:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 611.11 km (380 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.895 West, latitude -20.5363 South, depth = 611.11 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km WNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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