A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 226 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (140 miles). Global time and date of event 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 15:06:12 / September 21, 2019 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 569.13 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005mkv. Unique identifier: us70005mkv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:06:12 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.9064° West, latitude -17.6272° South, depth = 569.13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 226 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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