A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (46 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005unl. Unique identifier: us70005unl. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 13:18:28 / October 7, 2019 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 573.86 km (357 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.8614 West, latitude -21.3093 South, depth = 573.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:18:28 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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