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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Ndoi Island in Fiji

Earthquake location -20.5182S, -178.8395WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 km NW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 05:35:31 / October 13, 2019 @ 5:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 631.66 km (392 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8395 West, latitude -20.5182 South, depth = 631.66 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:35:31 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005wv7. Unique identifier: us70005wv7. 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 eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 20 km NW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.8395° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.5182° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 631.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NW of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-13 05:35:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 10:03:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 271 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005wv7 Id of event.
Event Code 70005wv7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005wv7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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