A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 292 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (181 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 21:13:28 / September 30, 2019 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:13:28 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.2666° West, latitude -18.04° South, depth = 630.29 km. Unique identifier: us70005sli. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005sli. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 630.29 km (392 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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: 292 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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