A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 33 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (21 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 589.83 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:02:05 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 01:02:05 / September 25, 2019 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70005ky0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005ky0. Exact location of event, longitude -178.7687 West, latitude -20.9451 South, depth = 589.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 33 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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