A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (62 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 541.14 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 13:23:56 / October 13, 2019 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.779 West, latitude -20.8824 South, depth = 541.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005wve. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wve. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:56 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 99 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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