A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event id: us60005mvd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005mvd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:21:18 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.8161° East, -24.9423° South, depth 514.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/19 / 2019-09-16 11:21:18 / September 16, 2019 @ 11:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 514.08 km (319 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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