A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (122 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70005nxy. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005nxy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 586.9 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.464° West, -22.2762° South, depth 586.9 km. The temblor was detected at 16:27:39 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 04:27:39 / September 22, 2019 @ 4:27 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 196 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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