A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 km NW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (16 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 627.91 km (390 miles). Event id: us70005uds. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005uds. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 15:05:36 / October 6, 2019 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:05:36 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.8776° West, -20.4908° South, depth 627.91 km. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km NW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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