A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 279 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (173 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2394° West, latitude -18.1626° South, depth = 563.37 km. Id of earthquake: us60005lzs. Event ids that are associated: us60005lzs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 16:29:55 / September 22, 2019 @ 4:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 563.37 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:55 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 279 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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