A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 114 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (71 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:26:49 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2886 West, latitude -19.6869 South, depth = 597.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 597.45 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 18:26:49 / September 11, 2019 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us60005l0x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005l0x.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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