A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 130 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4857° West, latitude -20.959° South, depth = 396.95 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:14:51 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 396.95 km (247 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 01:14:51 / October 12, 2019 @ 1:14 am. Event id: us70005vk9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vk9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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