A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (25 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 533.37 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:09:01 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005udu. Id of event: us70005udu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3952 West, latitude -20.4112 South, depth = 533.37 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 16:09:01 / October 6, 2019 @ 4:09 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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