A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us60005lbe. Event ids that are associated: us60005lbe. The temblor was detected at 17:08:17 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.9196° West, latitude -24.1586° South, depth = 690.95 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 05:08:17 / September 12, 2019 @ 5:08 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 690.95 km (429 miles). 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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